community.network.pn_vlan – CLI command to create/delete a VLAN.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection.

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

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

DEPRECATED

Removed in

version 2.0.0

Why

Doesn’t support latest Pluribus Networks netvisor

Alternative

Latest modules will be pushed in Ansible future versions.

Synopsis

  • Execute vlan-create or vlan-delete command.

  • VLANs are used to isolate network traffic at Layer 2.The VLAN identifiers 0 and 4095 are reserved and cannot be used per the IEEE 802.1Q standard. The range of configurable VLAN identifiers is 2 through 4092.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
pn_clipassword
string
Provide login password if user is not root.
pn_cliswitch
string
Default:
"local"
Target switch(es) to run the cli on.
pn_cliusername
string
Provide login username if user is not root.
pn_description
string
Specify a description for the VLAN.
pn_ports
string
Specifies the switch network data port number, list of ports, or range of ports. Port numbers must ne in the range of 1 to 64.
pn_scope
string
    Choices:
  • fabric
  • local
Specify a scope for the VLAN.
Required for vlan-create.
pn_stats
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Specify if you want to collect statistics for a VLAN. Statistic collection is enabled by default.
pn_untagged_ports
string
Specifies the ports that should have untagged packets mapped to the VLAN. Untagged packets are packets that do not contain IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tags.
pn_vlanid
string / required
Specify a VLAN identifier for the VLAN. This is a value between 2 and 4092.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
State the action to perform. Use 'present' to create vlan and 'absent' to delete vlan.

Examples

- name: Create a VLAN
  community.network.pn_vlan:
    state: 'present'
    pn_vlanid: 1854
    pn_scope: fabric

- name: Delete VLANs
  community.network.pn_vlan:
    state: 'absent'
    pn_vlanid: 1854

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
Indicates whether the CLI caused changes on the target.

command
string
always
The CLI command run on the target node(s).

stderr
list / elements=string
on error
The set of error responses from the vlan command.

stdout
list / elements=string
always
The set of responses from the vlan command.



Status

  • This module will be removed in version 2.0.0. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Pluribus Networks (@amitsi)