infoblox.nios_modules.nios_member module – Configure Infoblox NIOS members

Note

This module is part of the infoblox.nios_modules collection (version 1.3.0).

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.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of infoblox.nios_modules

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS member objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.

Requirements

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

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

comment

string

A descriptive comment of the Grid member.

config_addr_type

string

Address configuration type (IPV4/IPV6/BOTH).

Default: “IPV4”

create_token

boolean

Flag for initiating a create token request for pre-provisioned members.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

enable_ha

boolean

If set to True, the member has two physical nodes (HA pair).

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

extattrs

dictionary

Extensible attributes associated with the object.

external_syslog_server_enable

boolean

Determines if external syslog servers should be enabled.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

host_name

aliases: name

string / required

Specifies the host name of the member to either add or remove from the NIOS instance.

ipv6_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the IPv6 settings for the grid member.

cidr_prefix

integer

The IPv6 CIDR prefix for the Grid Member

gateway

string

The gateway address for the Grid Member

virtual_ip

string

The IPv6 Address of the Grid Member

lan2_enabled

boolean

When set to “true”, the LAN2 port is enabled as an independent port or as a port for failover purposes.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

lan2_port_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Settings for the Grid member LAN2 port if ‘lan2_enabled’ is set to “true”.

enabled

boolean

If set to True, then it has its own IP settings.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

network_setting

list / elements=dictionary

If the ‘enable’ field is set to True, this defines IPv4 network settings for LAN2.

address

string

The IPv4 Address of LAN2

gateway

string

The default gateway of LAN2

subnet_mask

string

The subnet mask of LAN2

v6_network_setting

list / elements=dictionary

If the ‘enable’ field is set to True, this defines IPv6 network settings for LAN2.

cidr_prefix

integer

The IPv6 CIDR prefix of LAN2

gateway

string

The gateway address of LAN2

virtual_ip

string

The IPv6 Address of LAN2

mgmt_port_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Settings for the member MGMT port.

enabled

boolean

Determines if MGMT port settings should be enabled.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

security_access_enabled

boolean

Determines if security access on the MGMT port is enabled or not.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

vpn_enabled

boolean

Determines if VPN on the MGMT port is enabled or not.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

node_info

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the node information list with detailed status report on the operations of the Grid Member.

lan2_physical_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Physical port settings for the LAN2 interface.

auto_port_setting_enabled

boolean

Enable or disalbe the auto port setting.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

duplex

string

The port duplex; if speed is 1000, duplex must be FULL.

speed

string

The port speed; if speed is 1000, duplex is FULL.

lan_ha_port_setting

list / elements=dictionary

LAN/HA port settings for the node.

ha_ip_address

string

HA IP address.

ha_port_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Physical port settings for the HA interface.

auto_port_setting_enabled

boolean

Enable or disalbe the auto port setting.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

duplex

string

The port duplex; if speed is 1000, duplex must be FULL.

speed

string

The port speed; if speed is 1000, duplex is FULL.

lan_port_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Physical port settings for the LAN interface.

auto_port_setting_enabled

boolean

Enable or disalbe the auto port setting.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

duplex

string

The port duplex; if speed is 1000, duplex must be FULL.

speed

string

The port speed; if speed is 1000, duplex is FULL.

mgmt_ipv6addr

string

Public IPv6 address for the LAN1 interface.

mgmt_lan

string

Public IPv4 address for the LAN1 interface.

mgmt_network_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Network settings for the MGMT port of the node.

address

string

The IPv4 Address of MGMT

gateway

string

The default gateway of MGMT

subnet_mask

string

The subnet mask of MGMT

v6_mgmt_network_setting

list / elements=dictionary

The network settings for the IPv6 MGMT port of the node.

cidr_prefix

integer

The IPv6 CIDR prefix of MGMT

gateway

string

The gateway address of MGMT

virtual_ip

string

The IPv6 Address of MGMT

platform

string

Configures the Hardware Platform.

Default: “INFOBLOX”

pre_provisioning

list / elements=dictionary

Pre-provisioning information.

hardware_info

list / elements=dictionary

An array of structures that describe the hardware being pre-provisioned.

hwmodel

string

Hardware model

hwtype

string

Hardware type.

licenses

list / elements=string

An array of license types.

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

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

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:

  • no

  • yes ← (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:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

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”

router_id

integer

Virtual router identifier. Provide this ID if “ha_enabled” is set to “true”. This is a unique VRID number (from 1 to 255) for the local subnet.

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

syslog_servers

list / elements=dictionary

The list of external syslog servers.

address

string

The server address.

category_list

list / elements=string

The list of all syslog logging categories.

connection_type

string

The connection type for communicating with this server.(STCP/TCP?UDP)

Default: “UDP”

local_interface

string

The local interface through which the appliance sends syslog messages to the syslog server.(ANY/LAN/MGMT)

Default: “ANY”

message_node_id

string

Identify the node in the syslog message. (HOSTNAME/IP_HOSTNAME/LAN/MGMT)

Default: “LAN”

message_source

string

The source of syslog messages to be sent to the external syslog server.

Default: “ANY”

only_category_list

boolean

The list of selected syslog logging categories. The appliance forwards syslog messages that belong to the selected categories.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

port

integer

The port this server listens on.

Default: 514

severity

string

The severity filter. The appliance sends log messages of the specified severity and above to the external syslog server.

Default: “DEBUG”

upgrade_group

string

The name of the upgrade group to which this Grid member belongs.

Default: “Default”

use_syslog_proxy_setting

boolean

Use flag for external_syslog_server_enable , syslog_servers, syslog_proxy_setting, syslog_size.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

vip_setting

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the network settings for the grid member.

address

string

The IPv4 Address of the Grid Member

gateway

string

The default gateway for the Grid Member

subnet_mask

string

The subnet mask for the Grid Member

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: Add a member to the grid with IPv4 address
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_member:
    host_name: member01.localdomain
    vip_setting:
      - address: 192.168.1.100
        subnet_mask: 255.255.255.0
        gateway: 192.168.1.1
    config_addr_type: IPV4
    platform: VNIOS
    comment: "Created by Ansible"
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Add a HA member to the grid
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_member:
    host_name: memberha.localdomain
    vip_setting:
      - address: 192.168.1.100
        subnet_mask: 255.255.255.0
        gateway: 192.168.1.1
    config_addr_type: IPV4
    platform: VNIOS
    enable_ha: true
    router_id: 150
    node_info:
      - lan_ha_port_setting:
         - ha_ip_address: 192.168.1.70
           mgmt_lan: 192.168.1.80
      - lan_ha_port_setting:
         - ha_ip_address: 192.168.1.71
           mgmt_lan: 192.168.1.81
    comment: "Created by Ansible"
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Update the member with pre-provisioning details specified
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_member:
    name: member01.localdomain
    pre_provisioning:
      - hardware_info:
         - hwmodel: IB-VM-820
           hwtype: IB-VNIOS
        licenses:
         - dns
         - dhcp
         - enterprise
         - vnios
    comment: "Updated by Ansible"
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove the member
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_member:
    name: member01.localdomain
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Authors

  • Krishna Vasudevan (@krisvasudevan)