community.vmware.vmware_dvs_portgroup_info – Gathers info DVS portgroup configurations

Note

This plugin is part of the community.vmware collection.

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vmware_dvs_portgroup_info.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to gather information about DVS portgroup configurations.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
datacenter
string / required
Name of the datacenter.
dvswitch
string
Name of a dvswitch to look for.
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
proxy_host
string
Address of a proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
The format is a hostname or a IP.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_HOST will be used instead.
This feature depends on a version of pyvmomi greater than v6.7.1.2018.12
proxy_port
integer
Port of the HTTP proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_PORT will be used instead.
show_network_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide network policies of DVS portgroup.
show_port_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide port policies of DVS portgroup.
show_teaming_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide teaming policies of DVS portgroup.
show_vlan_info
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Show or hide vlan information of the DVS portgroup.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.5

Examples

- name: Get info about DVPG
  community.vmware.vmware_dvs_portgroup_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_server }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_user }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_pass }}"
    validate_certs: no
    datacenter: "{{ datacenter_name }}"
  register: dvpg_info

- name: Get number of ports for portgroup 'dvpg_001' in 'dvs_001'
  debug:
    msg: "{{ item.num_ports }}"
  with_items:
    - "{{ dvpg_info.dvs_portgroup_info['dvs_001'] | json_query(query) }}"
  vars:
    query: "[?portgroup_name=='dvpg_001']"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
dvs_portgroup_info
dictionary
on success
metadata about DVS portgroup configuration

Sample:
{'dvs_0': [{'description': None, 'dvswitch_name': 'dvs_001', 'network_policy': {'forged_transmits': False, 'mac_changes': False, 'promiscuous': False}, 'num_ports': 8, 'port_policy': {'block_override': True, 'ipfix_override': False, 'live_port_move': False, 'network_rp_override': False, 'port_config_reset_at_disconnect': True, 'security_override': False, 'shaping_override': False, 'traffic_filter_override': False, 'uplink_teaming_override': False, 'vendor_config_override': False, 'vlan_override': False}, 'portgroup_name': 'dvpg_001', 'teaming_policy': {'inbound_policy': True, 'notify_switches': True, 'policy': 'loadbalance_srcid', 'rolling_order': False}, 'type': 'earlyBinding', 'vlan_info': {'pvlan': False, 'trunk': False, 'vlan_id': 0}}]}


Authors

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)