community.network.vdirect_file – Uploads a new or updates an existing runnable file into Radware vDirect server

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_file.

Synopsis

  • Uploads a new or updates an existing configuration template or workflow template into the Radware vDirect server. All parameters may be set as environment variables.

Requirements

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

  • vdirect-client >= 4.9.0-post4

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
file_name
string / required
vDirect runnable file name to be uploaded.
May be velocity configuration template (.vm) or workflow template zip file (.zip).
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: Upload a new or updates an existing runnable file
  community.network.vdirect_file:
      vdirect_ip: 10.10.10.10
      vdirect_user: vDirect
      vdirect_password: radware
      file_name: /tmp/get_vlans.vm

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 upload result

Sample:
Workflow template created


Authors

  • Evgeny Fedoruk @ Radware LTD (@evgenyfedoruk)