infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool module – Configure Infoblox NIOS DTC Pool

Note

This module is part of the infoblox.nios_modules collection (version 1.4.0).

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 infoblox.nios\_modules. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool.

New in infoblox.nios_modules 1.1.0

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of DTC Pool objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS dtc:pool objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST. A DTC pool is a collection of IDNS resources (virtual servers).

Requirements

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

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

comment

string

Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.

extattrs

dictionary

Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.

lb_preferred_method

string / required

Configures the preferred load balancing method.

Use this to select a method type from the pool.

Choices:

  • "ALL_AVAILABLE"

  • "DYNAMIC_RATIO"

  • "GLOBAL_AVAILABILITY"

  • "RATIO"

  • "ROUND_ROBIN"

  • "TOPOLOGY"

monitors

list / elements=dictionary

Specifies the health monitors related to pool.

The format of this parameter is required due to an API limitation.

This option only works if you set the wapi_version variable on your provider variable to a number higher than “2.6”.

name

string / required

Provide the name of the health monitor.

type

string / required

Provide the type of health monitor.

Choices:

  • "http"

  • "icmp"

  • "tcp"

  • "pdp"

  • "sip"

  • "snmp"

name

string / required

Specifies the DTC Pool display name

provider

dictionary

A dict object containing connection details.

cert

string

Specifies the client certificate file with digest of x509 config for extra layer secure connection the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_CERT environment variable.

host

string

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.

http_pool_connections

integer

Insert decription here

Default: 10

http_pool_maxsize

integer

Insert description here

Default: 10

http_request_timeout

integer

The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.

Default: 10

key

string

Specifies private key file for encryption with the certificate in order to connect with remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_KEY environment variable.

max_results

integer

Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.

Default: 1000

max_retries

integer

Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.

Default: 3

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.

silent_ssl_warnings

boolean

Insert description here

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

username

string

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.

validate_certs

aliases: ssl_verify

boolean

Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

wapi_version

string

Specifies the version of WAPI to use

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.

Until ansible 2.8 the default WAPI was 1.4

Default: "2.1"

servers

list / elements=dictionary

Configure the DTC Servers related to the pool

ratio

integer

Provide the weight of the server

Default: 1

server

string / required

Provide the name of the DTC Server

state

string

Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.

  • Please read the :ref:`nios_guide` for more detailed information on how to use Infoblox with Ansible.

Examples

- name: Configure a DTC Pool
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool:
    name: web_pool
    lb_preferred_method: ROUND_ROBIN
    servers:
      - server: a.ansible.com
      - server: b.ansible.com
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Add a comment to a DTC Pool
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool:
    name: web_pool
    lb_preferred_method: ROUND_ROBIN
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove a DTC Pool from the system
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool:
    name: web_pool
    lb_preferred_method: ROUND_ROBIN
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Authors

  • Mauricio Teixeira (@badnetmask)