dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api – Manages REST operations on devices running Enterprise SONiC

Note

This plugin is part of the dellemc.enterprise_sonic collection (version 1.1.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install dellemc.enterprise_sonic.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api.

New in version 1.0.0: of dellemc.enterprise_sonic

Synopsis

  • Manages REST operations on devices running Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies. This module provides an implementation for working with SONiC REST operations in a deterministic way.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
body
raw
The body of the HTTP request/response to the web service which contains the payload.
method
string / required
    Choices:
  • GET
  • PUT
  • POST
  • PATCH
  • DELETE
The HTTP method of the request or response. Must be a valid method accepted by the service that handles the request.
status_code
list / elements=integer / required
A list of valid, numeric, HTTP status codes that signifies the success of a request.
url
path / required
The HTTP path of the request after 'restconf/'.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies.

  • Supports check_mode.

Examples

- name: Checks that you can connect (GET) to a page and it returns a status 200
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api:
    url: data/openconfig-interfaces:interfaces/interface=Ethernet60
    method: "GET"
    status_code: 200

- name: Appends data to an existing interface using PATCH and verifies if it returns status 204
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api:
    url: data/openconfig-interfaces:interfaces/interface=Ethernet60/config/description
    method: "PATCH"
    body: {"openconfig-interfaces:description": "Eth-60"}
    status_code: 204

- name: Deletes an associated IP address using DELETE and verifies if it returns status 204
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api:
    url: >
      data/openconfig-interfaces:interfaces/interface=Ethernet64/subinterfaces/subinterface=0/
      openconfig-if-ip:ipv4/addresses/address=1.1.1.1/config/prefix-length
    method: "DELETE"
    status_code: 204

- name: Adds a VLAN network instance using PUT and verifies if it returns status 204
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api:
    url: data/openconfig-network-instance:network-instances/network-instance=Vlan100/
    method: "PUT"
    body: {"openconfig-network-instance:network-instance": [{"name": "Vlan100","config": {"name": "Vlan100"}}]}
    status_code: 204

- name: Adds a prefix-set to a routing policy using POST and verifies if it returns 201
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_api:
        url: data/openconfig-routing-policy:routing-policy/defined-sets/prefix-sets/prefix-set=p1
        method: "POST"
        body: {"openconfig-routing-policy:config": {"name": "p1","mode": "IPV4" }}
        status_code: 201

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
HTTP Error
The HTTP error message from the request.

response
list / elements=string
always
The response at the network device end for the REST call which contains the status code.

Sample:
{'response': [204, {'': None}]}


Authors

  • Abirami N (@abirami-n)