mellanox.onyx.onyx_interface – Manage Interfaces on Mellanox ONYX network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the mellanox.onyx collection (version 1.0.0).

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 mellanox.onyx.

To use it in a playbook, specify: mellanox.onyx.onyx_interface.

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of Interfaces on Mellanox ONYX network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
string
List of Interfaces definitions.
delay
string
Default:
10
Time in seconds to wait before checking for the operational state on remote device. This wait is applicable for operational state argument which are state with values up/down.
description
string
Description of Interface.
duplex
string
    Choices:
  • full
  • half
  • auto ←
Interface link status
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Interface link status.
mtu
string
Maximum size of transmit packet.
name
string / required
Name of the Interface.
purge
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Purge Interfaces not defined in the aggregate parameter. This applies only for logical interface.
rx_rate
string
Receiver rate in bits per second (bps).
This is state check parameter only.
Supports conditionals, see Conditionals in Networking Modules
speed
string
    Choices:
  • 1G
  • 10G
  • 25G
  • 40G
  • 50G
  • 56G
  • 100G
Interface link speed.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
  • up
  • down
State of the Interface configuration, up means present and operationally up and down means present and operationally down
tx_rate
string
Transmit rate in bits per second (bps).
This is state check parameter only.
Supports conditionals, see Conditionals in Networking Modules

Examples

- name: Configure interface
  onyx_interface:
      name: Eth1/2
      description: test-interface
      speed: 100G
      mtu: 512

- name: Make interface up
  onyx_interface:
    name: Eth1/2
    enabled: True

- name: Make interface down
  onyx_interface:
    name: Eth1/2
    enabled: False

- name: Check intent arguments
  onyx_interface:
    name: Eth1/2
    state: up

- name: Config + intent
  onyx_interface:
    name: Eth1/2
    enabled: False
    state: down

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device.

Sample:
['interface ethernet 1/2', 'description test-interface', 'mtu 512', 'exit']


Authors

  • Samer Deeb (@samerd)