community.network.vdirect_commit – Commits pending configuration changes on Radware devices

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.vdirect_commit.

Synopsis

  • Commits pending configuration changes on one or more Radware devices via vDirect server.

  • For Alteon ADC device, apply, sync and save actions will be performed by default. Skipping of an action is possible by explicit parameter specifying.

  • For Alteon VX Container device, no sync operation will be performed since sync action is only relevant for Alteon ADC devices.

  • For DefensePro and AppWall devices, a bulk commit action will be performed. Explicit apply, sync and save actions specifying is not relevant.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • vdirect-client >= 4.9.0-post4

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
apply
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, apply action will not be performed. Relevant for ADC devices only.
devices
string / required
List of Radware Alteon device names for commit operations.
save
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, save action will not be performed. Relevant for ADC devices only.
sync
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, sync action will not be performed. Relevant for ADC devices only.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated,
may be set as VDIRECT_VALIDATE_CERTS or VDIRECT_VERIFY environment variable.
This should only set to no used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

aliases: vdirect_validate_certs
vdirect_http_port
string
Default:
2188
vDirect server HTTP port number, may be set as VDIRECT_HTTP_PORT environment variable.
vdirect_https_port
string
Default:
2189
vDirect server HTTPS port number, may be set as VDIRECT_HTTPS_PORT environment variable.
vdirect_ip
string / required
Primary vDirect server IP address, may be set as VDIRECT_IP environment variable.
vdirect_password
string / required
vDirect server password, may be set as VDIRECT_PASSWORD environment variable.
vdirect_secondary_ip
string
Secondary vDirect server IP address, may be set as VDIRECT_SECONDARY_IP environment variable.
vdirect_timeout
string
Default:
60
Amount of time to wait for async operation completion [seconds],
may be set as VDIRECT_TIMEOUT environment variable.
vdirect_use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection,
may be set as VDIRECT_HTTPS or VDIRECT_USE_SSL environment variable.
vdirect_user
string / required
vDirect server username, may be set as VDIRECT_USER environment variable.
vdirect_wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Wait for async operation to complete, may be set as VDIRECT_WAIT environment variable.

Notes

Note

  • Requires the Radware vdirect-client Python package on the host. This is as easy as pip install vdirect-client

Examples

- name: Commit
  community.network.vdirect_commit:
      vdirect_ip: 10.10.10.10
      vdirect_user: vDirect
      vdirect_password: radware
      devices: ['dev1', 'dev2']
      sync: no

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
result
string
success
Message detailing actions result

Sample:
Requested actions were successfully performed on all devices.


Authors

  • Evgeny Fedoruk @ Radware LTD (@evgenyfedoruk)