dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan module – Create, modify & delete a VLAN

Note

This module is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 5.4.0).

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 dellemc.openmanage.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to,

  • Create a VLAN on OpenManage Enterprise.

  • Modify or delete an existing VLAN on OpenManage Enterprise.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

ca_path

path

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) file that contains a CA certificate to be used for the validation.

description

string

Short description of the VLAN to be created or modified.

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

name

string / required

Provide the name of the VLAN to be created, deleted or modified.

new_name

string

Provide the name of the VLAN to be modified.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

state

string

present creates a new VLAN or modifies an existing VLAN.

absent deletes an existing VLAN.

WARNING Deleting a VLAN can impact the network infrastructure.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

type

string

Types of supported VLAN networks.

For the description of each network type, use API https://%5C%20:emphasis:%60hostname%60%5C%20/api/NetworkConfigurationService/NetworkTypes.

Choices:

  • General Purpose (Bronze)

  • General Purpose (Silver)

  • General Purpose (Gold)

  • General Purpose (Platinum)

  • Cluster Interconnect

  • Hypervisor Management

  • Storage - iSCSI

  • Storage - FCoE

  • Storage - Data Replication

  • VM Migration

  • VMWare FT Logging

username

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular username.

validate_certs

boolean

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

If False, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

Configure False only on personally controlled sites where self-signed certificates are used.

Prior to collection version 5.0.0, the validate_certs is False by default.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

vlan_maximum

integer

The maximum VLAN value of the range.

A single value VLAN is created if the vlan_maximum and vlan_minmum values are the same.

vlan_minimum

integer

The minimum VLAN value of the range.

Notes

Note

  • Run this module from a system that has direct access to DellEMC OpenManage Enterprise.

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Create a VLAN range
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan:
    hostname: "{{hostname}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: present
    name: "vlan1"
    description: "VLAN desc"
    type: "General Purpose (Bronze)"
    vlan_minimum: 35
    vlan_maximum: 40
  tags: create_vlan_range

- name: Create a VLAN with a single value
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan:
    hostname: "{{hostname}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: present
    name: "vlan2"
    description: "VLAN desc"
    type: "General Purpose (Bronze)"
    vlan_minimum: 127
    vlan_maximum: 127
  tags: create_vlan_single

- name: Modify a VLAN
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan:
    hostname: "{{hostname}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: present
    name: "vlan1"
    new_name: "vlan_gold1"
    description: "new description"
    type: "General Purpose (Gold)"
    vlan_minimum: 45
    vlan_maximum: 50
  tags: modify_vlan

- name: Delete a VLAN
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_vlan:
    hostname: "{{hostname}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: "absent"
    name: "vlan1"
  tags: delete_vlan

Return Values

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

Key

Description

error_info

dictionary

Details of the HTTP Error.

Returned: on HTTP error

Sample: {“@Message.ExtendedInfo”: [{“Message”: “Unable to create or update the network because the entered VLAN minimum 0 is not within a valid range ( 1 - 4000 or 4021 - 4094 ).”, “MessageArgs”: [“0”, “1”, “4000”, “4021”, “4094”], “MessageId”: “CTEM1043”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “Resolution”: “Enter a valid VLAN minimum as identified in the message and retry the operation.”, “Severity”: “Warning”}], “code”: “Base.1.0.GeneralError”, “message”: “A general error has occurred. See ExtendedInfo for more information.”}

msg

string

Overall status of the VLAN operation.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully created the VLAN.”

vlan_status

dictionary

Details of the VLAN that is either created or modified.

Returned: when state=present

Sample: {“@odata.context”: “/api/$metadata#NetworkConfigurationService.Network”, “@odata.id”: “/api/NetworkConfigurationService/Networks(1234)”, “@odata.type”: “#NetworkConfigurationService.Network”, “CreatedBy”: “admin”, “CreationTime”: “2020-01-01 05:54:36.113”, “Description”: “VLAN description”, “Id”: 1234, “InternalRefNWUUId”: “6d6effcc-eca4-44bd-be07-1234ab5cd67e”, “Name”: “vlan1”, “Type”: 1, “UpdatedBy”: null, “UpdatedTime”: “2020-01-01 05:54:36.113”, “VlanMaximum”: 130, “VlanMinimum”: 140}

Authors

  • Jagadeesh N V(@jagadeeshnv)