community.network.ce_vxlan_arp – Manages ARP attributes of VXLAN on HUAWEI CloudEngine devices.

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_vxlan_arp.

Synopsis

  • Manages ARP attributes of VXLAN on HUAWEI CloudEngine devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arp_collect_host
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables EVN BGP or BGP EVPN to collect host information.
arp_suppress
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables ARP broadcast suppression in a BD.
bridge_domain_id
string
Specifies a BD(bridge domain) ID. The value is an integer ranging from 1 to 16777215.
evn_bgp
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables EVN BGP.
evn_peer_ip
string
Specifies the IP address of an EVN BGP peer. The value is in dotted decimal notation.
evn_reflect_client
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configures the local device as the route reflector (RR) and its peer as the client.
evn_server
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configures the local device as the router reflector (RR) on the EVN network.
evn_source_ip
string
Specifies the source address of an EVN BGP peer. The value is in dotted decimal notation.
host_collect_protocol
string
    Choices:
  • bgp
  • none
Enables EVN BGP or BGP EVPN to advertise host information.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Determines whether the config should be present or not on the device.
vbdif_name
string
Full name of VBDIF interface, i.e. Vbdif100.

Notes

Note

  • Recommended connection is network_cli.

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

Examples

- name: Vxlan arp module test
  hosts: ce128
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: Configure EVN BGP on Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN gateways to establish EVN BGP peer relationships.
    community.network.ce_vxlan_arp:
      evn_bgp: enable
      evn_source_ip: 6.6.6.6
      evn_peer_ip: 7.7.7.7
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Configure a Layer 3 VXLAN gateway as a BGP RR.
    community.network.ce_vxlan_arp:
      evn_bgp: enable
      evn_server: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable EVN BGP on a Layer 3 VXLAN gateway to collect host information.
    community.network.ce_vxlan_arp:
      vbdif_name: Vbdif100
      arp_collect_host: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN gateways to use EVN BGP to advertise host information.
    community.network.ce_vxlan_arp:
      host_collect_protocol: bgp
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable ARP broadcast suppression on a Layer 2 VXLAN gateway.
    community.network.ce_vxlan_arp:
      bridge_domain_id: 100
      arp_suppress: enable
      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
verbose mode
k/v pairs of configuration after module execution

Sample:
{'evn_bgp': 'enable', 'evn_peer_ip': ['7.7.7.7'], 'evn_source_ip': '6.6.6.6'}
existing
dictionary
verbose mode
k/v pairs of existing configuration

Sample:
{'evn_bgp': 'disable', 'evn_peer_ip': [], 'evn_source_ip': None}
proposed
dictionary
verbose mode
k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Sample:
{'evn_bgp': 'enable', 'evn_peer_ip': '7.7.7.7', 'evn_source_ip': '6.6.6.6', 'state': 'present'}
updates
list / elements=string
always
commands sent to the device

Sample:
['evn bgp', 'source-address 6.6.6.6', 'peer 7.7.7.7']


Authors

  • QijunPan (@QijunPan)