community.network.dladm_vnic – Manage VNICs on Solaris/illumos systems.

Note

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

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

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

Synopsis

  • Create or delete VNICs on Solaris/illumos systems.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
link
string / required
VNIC underlying link name.
mac
string
Default:
"no"
Sets the VNIC's MAC address. Must be valid unicast MAC address.

aliases: macaddr
name
string / required
VNIC name.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Create or delete Solaris/illumos VNIC.
temporary
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Specifies that the VNIC is temporary. Temporary VNICs do not persist across reboots.
vlan
integer
Default:
"no"
Enable VLAN tagging for this VNIC. The VLAN tag will have id vlan.

aliases: vlan_id

Examples

- name: Create 'vnic0' VNIC over 'bnx0' link
  community.network.dladm_vnic:
    name: vnic0
    link: bnx0
    state: present

- name: Create VNIC with specified MAC and VLAN tag over 'aggr0'
  community.network.dladm_vnic:
    name: vnic1
    link: aggr0
    mac: '00:00:5E:00:53:23'
    vlan: 4

- name: Remove 'vnic0' VNIC
  community.network.dladm_vnic:
    name: vnic0
    link: bnx0
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
link
string
always
VNIC underlying link name

Sample:
igb0
mac
string
if mac is specified
MAC address to use for VNIC

Sample:
00:00:5E:00:53:42
name
string
always
VNIC name

Sample:
vnic0
state
string
always
state of the target

Sample:
present
temporary
boolean
always
VNIC's persistence

Sample:
True
vlan
integer
success
VLAN to use for VNIC

Sample:
42


Authors

  • Adam Števko (@xen0l)