infoblox.nios_modules.nios_dtc_pool – Configure Infoblox NIOS DTC Pool

Note

This plugin is part of the infoblox.nios_modules collection (version 1.2.1).

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.

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

New in version 1.1.0: of infoblox.nios_modules

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 Choices/Defaults 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
    Choices:
  • ALL_AVAILABLE
  • DYNAMIC_RATIO
  • GLOBAL_AVAILABILITY
  • RATIO
  • ROUND_ROBIN
  • TOPOLOGY
Configures the preferred load balancing method.
Use this to select a method type from the pool.
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
    Choices:
  • http
  • icmp
  • tcp
  • pdp
  • sip
  • snmp
Provide the type of health monitor.
name
string / required
Specifies the DTC Pool display name
provider
dictionary
A dict object containing connection details.
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
Default:
10
Insert decription here
http_pool_maxsize
integer
Default:
10
Insert description here
http_request_timeout
integer
Default:
10
The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.
max_results
integer
Default:
1000
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.
max_retries
integer
Default:
3
Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.
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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Insert description here
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
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.

aliases: ssl_verify
wapi_version
string
Default:
"2.1"
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
servers
list / elements=dictionary
Configure the DTC Servers related to the pool
ratio
integer
Default:
1
Provide the weight of the server
server
string / required
Provide the name of the DTC Server
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
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.

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

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

  • Please read the Infoblox 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)