community.windows.win_route module – Add or remove a static route

Note

This module is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.11.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.windows.win_route.

Synopsis

  • Add or remove a static route.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

destination

string / required

Destination IP address in CIDR format (ip address/prefix length).

gateway

string

The gateway used by the static route.

If gateway is not provided it will be set to 0.0.0.0.

metric

integer

Metric used by the static route.

Default: 1

state

string

If absent, it removes a network static route.

If present, it adds a network static route.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • Works only with Windows 2012 R2 and newer.

Examples

---
- name: Add a network static route
  community.windows.win_route:
    destination: 192.168.2.10/32
    gateway: 192.168.1.1
    metric: 1
    state: present

- name: Remove a network static route
  community.windows.win_route:
    destination: 192.168.2.10/32
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

output

string

A message describing the task result.

Returned: always

Sample: “Route added”

Authors

  • Daniele Lazzari (@dlazz)