community.network.ce_vrf – Manages VPN instance on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection (version 3.0.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.ce_vrf.

Synopsis

  • Manages VPN instance of HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
Description of the vrf, the string length is 1 - 242 .
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Manage the state of the resource.
vrf
string / required
VPN instance, the length of vrf name is 1 - 31, i.e. "test", but can not be _public_.

Notes

Note

  • If state=absent, the route will be removed, regardless of the non-required options.

  • This module requires the netconf system service be enabled on the remote device being managed.

  • Recommended connection is netconf.

  • This module also works with local connections for legacy playbooks.

Examples

- name: Vrf module test
  hosts: cloudengine
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: Config a vpn install named vpna, description is test
    community.network.ce_vrf:
      vrf: vpna
      description: test
      state: present
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Delete a vpn install named vpna
    community.network.ce_vrf:
      vrf: vpna
      state: absent
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
check to see if a change was made on the device

Sample:
True
end_state
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of switchport after module execution

Sample:
{'description': 'test', 'present': 'present', 'vrf': 'vpna'}
existing
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of existing switchport

proposed
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Sample:
{'description': 'test', 'state': 'present', 'vrf': 'vpna'}
updates
list / elements=string
always
command list sent to the device

Sample:
['ip vpn-instance vpna', 'description test']


Authors

  • Yang yang (@QijunPan)