infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network module – Configure Infoblox NIOS network object

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_network.

New in infoblox.nios_modules 1.0.0

Synopsis

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

  • Supports both IPV4 and IPV6 internet protocols.

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.

container

boolean

If set to true it’ll create the network container to be added or removed from the system.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

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.

network

aliases: name, cidr

string / required

Specifies the network to add or remove from the system. The value should use CIDR notation.

network_view

string

Configures the name of the network view to associate with this configured instance.

Default: "default"

options

list / elements=dictionary

Configures the set of DHCP options to be included as part of the configured network instance. This argument accepts a list of values (see suboptions). When configuring suboptions at least one of name or num must be specified.

name

string

The name of the DHCP option to configure. The standard options are router, router-templates, domain-name-servers, domain-name, broadcast-address, broadcast-address-offset, dhcp-lease-time, and dhcp6.name-servers.

num

integer

The number of the DHCP option to configure

use_option

boolean

Only applies to a subset of options (see NIOS API documentation)

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

value

string / required

The value of the DHCP option specified by name

vendor_class

string

The name of the space this DHCP option is associated to

Default: "DHCP"

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"

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"

template

string

If set on creation, the network is created according to the values specified in the selected template.

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 network ipv4
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure a network ipv6
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: fe80::/64
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Set dhcp options for a network ipv4
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    comment: this is a test comment
    options:
      - name: domain-name
        value: ansible.com
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove a network ipv4
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure an ipv4 network container
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Configure an ipv6 network container
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    network: fe80::/64
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Remove an ipv4 network container
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_network:
    networkr: 192.168.10.0/24
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Authors

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)