infoblox.nios_modules.nios_txt_record module – Configure Infoblox NIOS txt records

Note

This module 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_txt_record.

New in version 1.0.0: of infoblox.nios_modules

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of txt record objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS record:txt 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

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.

name

string / required

Specifies the fully qualified hostname to add or remove from the system.

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”

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

text

string / required

Text associated with the record. It can contain up to 255 bytes per substring, up to a total of 512 bytes. To enter leading, trailing, or embedded spaces in the text, add quotes around the text to preserve the spaces.

ttl

integer

Configures the TTL to be associated with this txt record.

view

aliases: dns_view

string

Sets the DNS view to associate this tst record with. The DNS view must already be configured on the system.

Default: “default”

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: Ensure a text Record Exists
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_txt_record:
    name: fqdn.txt.record.com
    text: mytext
    state: present
    view: External
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin

- name: Ensure a text Record does not exist
  infoblox.nios_modules.nios_txt_record:
    name: fqdn.txt.record.com
    text: mytext
    state: absent
    view: External
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin

Authors

  • Corey Wanless (@coreywan)