google.cloud.gcp_compute_external_vpn_gateway module – Creates a GCP ExternalVpnGateway

Note

This module is part of the google.cloud collection (version 1.1.2).

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 google.cloud. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: google.cloud.gcp_compute_external_vpn_gateway.

Synopsis

  • Represents a VPN gateway managed outside of GCP.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • requests >= 2.18.4

  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_kind

string / required

The type of credential used.

Choices:

  • "application"

  • "machineaccount"

  • "serviceaccount"

description

string

An optional description of this resource.

env_type

string

Specifies which Ansible environment you’re running this module within.

This should not be set unless you know what you’re doing.

This only alters the User Agent string for any API requests.

interfaces

list / elements=dictionary

A list of interfaces on this external VPN gateway.

id

integer

The numberic ID for this interface. Allowed values are based on the redundancy type of this external VPN gateway * `0 - SINGLE_IP_INTERNALLY_REDUNDANT` * `0, 1 - TWO_IPS_REDUNDANCY` * `0, 1, 2, 3 - FOUR_IPS_REDUNDANCY` .

ip_address

string

IP address of the interface in the external VPN gateway.

Only IPv4 is supported. This IP address can be either from your on-premise gateway or another Cloud provider’s VPN gateway, it cannot be an IP address from Google Compute Engine.

name

string / required

Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

project

string

The Google Cloud Platform project to use.

redundancy_type

string

Indicates the redundancy type of this external VPN gateway .

Some valid choices include: “FOUR_IPS_REDUNDANCY”, “SINGLE_IP_INTERNALLY_REDUNDANT”, “TWO_IPS_REDUNDANCY”

scopes

list / elements=string

Array of scopes to be used

service_account_contents

jsonarg

The contents of a Service Account JSON file, either in a dictionary or as a JSON string that represents it.

service_account_email

string

An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.

service_account_file

path

The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.

state

string

Whether the given object should exist in GCP

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Notes

Note

  • API Reference: https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/reference/rest/beta/externalVpnGateways

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_file using the gcp_service_account_file env variable.

  • for authentication, you can set service_account_contents using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_CONTENTS env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set service_account_email using the GCP_SERVICE_ACCOUNT_EMAIL env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set auth_kind using the GCP_AUTH_KIND env variable.

  • For authentication, you can set scopes using the GCP_SCOPES env variable.

  • Environment variables values will only be used if the playbook values are not set.

  • The service_account_email and service_account_file options are mutually exclusive.

Examples

- name: create a external vpn gateway
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_external_vpn_gateway:
    name: test_object
    redundancy_type: SINGLE_IP_INTERNALLY_REDUNDANT
    descrpition: An externalyl managed VPN gateway
    interfaces:
    - id: 0
      ip_address: 8.8.8.8
    project: test_project
    auth_kind: serviceaccount
    service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key

Description

description

string

An optional description of this resource.

Returned: success

interfaces

complex

A list of interfaces on this external VPN gateway.

Returned: success

id

integer

The numberic ID for this interface. Allowed values are based on the redundancy type of this external VPN gateway * `0 - SINGLE_IP_INTERNALLY_REDUNDANT` * `0, 1 - TWO_IPS_REDUNDANCY` * `0, 1, 2, 3 - FOUR_IPS_REDUNDANCY` .

Returned: success

ipAddress

string

IP address of the interface in the external VPN gateway.

Only IPv4 is supported. This IP address can be either from your on-premise gateway or another Cloud provider’s VPN gateway, it cannot be an IP address from Google Compute Engine.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

Returned: success

redundancyType

string

Indicates the redundancy type of this external VPN gateway .

Returned: success

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)