google.cloud.gcp_compute_router module – Creates a GCP Router

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_router.

Synopsis

  • Represents a Router resource.

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"

bgp

dictionary

BGP information specific to this router.

advertise_mode

string

User-specified flag to indicate which mode to use for advertisement.

Some valid choices include: “DEFAULT”, “CUSTOM”

Default: "DEFAULT"

advertised_groups

list / elements=string

User-specified list of prefix groups to advertise in custom mode.

This field can only be populated if advertiseMode is CUSTOM and is advertised to all peers of the router. These groups will be advertised in addition to any specified prefixes. Leave this field blank to advertise no custom groups.

This enum field has the one valid value: ALL_SUBNETS .

advertised_ip_ranges

list / elements=dictionary

User-specified list of individual IP ranges to advertise in custom mode. This field can only be populated if advertiseMode is CUSTOM and is advertised to all peers of the router. These IP ranges will be advertised in addition to any specified groups.

Leave this field blank to advertise no custom IP ranges.

description

string

User-specified description for the IP range.

range

string / required

The IP range to advertise. The value must be a CIDR-formatted string.

asn

integer / required

Local BGP Autonomous System Number (ASN). Must be an RFC6996 private ASN, either 16-bit or 32-bit. The value will be fixed for this router resource. All VPN tunnels that link to this router will have the same local ASN.

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.

name

string / required

Name of the resource. 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.

network

dictionary / required

A reference to the network to which this router belongs.

This field represents a link to a Network resource in GCP. It can be specified in two ways. First, you can place a dictionary with key ‘selfLink’ and value of your resource’s selfLink Alternatively, you can add `register: name-of-resource` to a gcp_compute_network task and then set this network field to “{{ name-of-resource }}”

project

string

The Google Cloud Platform project to use.

region

string / required

Region where the router resides.

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/v1/routers

  • Google Cloud Router: https://cloud.google.com/router/docs/

  • 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 network
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_network:
    name: network-router
    project: "{{ gcp_project }}"
    auth_kind: "{{ gcp_cred_kind }}"
    service_account_file: "{{ gcp_cred_file }}"
    state: present
  register: network

- name: create a router
  google.cloud.gcp_compute_router:
    name: test_object
    network: "{{ network }}"
    bgp:
      asn: 64514
      advertise_mode: CUSTOM
      advertised_groups:
      - ALL_SUBNETS
      advertised_ip_ranges:
      - range: 1.2.3.4
      - range: 6.7.0.0/16
    region: us-central1
    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

bgp

complex

BGP information specific to this router.

Returned: success

advertisedGroups

list / elements=string

User-specified list of prefix groups to advertise in custom mode.

This field can only be populated if advertiseMode is CUSTOM and is advertised to all peers of the router. These groups will be advertised in addition to any specified prefixes. Leave this field blank to advertise no custom groups.

This enum field has the one valid value: ALL_SUBNETS .

Returned: success

advertisedIpRanges

complex

User-specified list of individual IP ranges to advertise in custom mode. This field can only be populated if advertiseMode is CUSTOM and is advertised to all peers of the router. These IP ranges will be advertised in addition to any specified groups.

Leave this field blank to advertise no custom IP ranges.

Returned: success

description

string

User-specified description for the IP range.

Returned: success

range

string

The IP range to advertise. The value must be a CIDR-formatted string.

Returned: success

advertiseMode

string

User-specified flag to indicate which mode to use for advertisement.

Returned: success

asn

integer

Local BGP Autonomous System Number (ASN). Must be an RFC6996 private ASN, either 16-bit or 32-bit. The value will be fixed for this router resource. All VPN tunnels that link to this router will have the same local ASN.

Returned: success

creationTimestamp

string

Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

Returned: success

description

string

An optional description of this resource.

Returned: success

id

integer

The unique identifier for the resource.

Returned: success

name

string

Name of the resource. 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

network

dictionary

A reference to the network to which this router belongs.

Returned: success

region

string

Region where the router resides.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)