f5networks.f5_modules.bigiq_regkey_pool – Manages registration key pools on BIG-IQ

Note

This plugin is part of the f5networks.f5_modules collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install f5networks.f5_modules.

To use it in a playbook, specify: f5networks.f5_modules.bigiq_regkey_pool.

New in version 1.0.0: of f5networks.f5_modules

Synopsis

  • Manages registration key (regkey) pools on a BIG-IQ. These pools function as a container in-which you will add lists of registration keys. To add registration keys, use the bigiq_regkey_license module.

Requirements

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

  • BIG-IQ >= 5.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
A description to attach to the pool.
name
string / required
Specifies the name of the registration key pool.
You must be mindful to name your registration pools unique names. While BIG-IQ does not require this, this module does. If you do not do this, the behavior of the module is undefined and you may end up putting licenses in the wrong registration key pool.
provider
dictionary
added in 1.0.0 of f5networks.f5_modules
A dict object containing connection details.
auth_provider
string
Configures the auth provider for to obtain authentication tokens from the remote device.
This option is really used when working with BIG-IQ devices.
password
string / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
server
string / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
integer
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
timeout
integer
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
transport
string
    Choices:
  • rest ←
Configures the transport connection to use when connecting to the remote device.
user
string / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
The state of the regkey pool on the system.
When present, guarantees that the pool exists.
When absent, removes the pool, and the licenses it contains, from the system.

Notes

Note

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage F5 Networks devices see https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/f5.

  • Requires BIG-IP software version >= 12.

  • The F5 modules only manipulate the running configuration of the F5 product. To ensure that BIG-IP specific configuration persists to disk, be sure to include at least one task that uses the f5networks.f5_modules.bigip_config module to save the running configuration. Refer to the module’s documentation for the correct usage of the module to save your running configuration.

Examples

- name: Create a registration key (regkey) pool to hold individual device licenses
  bigiq_regkey_pool:
    name: foo-pool
    state: present
    provider:
      user: admin
      password: secret
      server: lb.mydomain.com
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
description
string
changed
New description of the regkey pool.

Sample:
My description


Authors

  • Tim Rupp (@caphrim007)