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

Note

This plugin is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.6.0).

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 Choices/Defaults 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
Default:
1
Metric used by the static route.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
If absent, it removes a network static route.
If present, it adds a network static route.

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 Returned Description
output
string
always
A message describing the task result.

Sample:
Route added


Authors

  • Daniele Lazzari (@dlazz)