netbox.netbox.netbox_aggregate – Creates or removes aggregates from NetBox

Note

This plugin is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.4.0).

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 netbox.netbox.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netbox.netbox.netbox_aggregate.

New in version 0.1.0: of netbox.netbox

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes aggregates from NetBox

Requirements

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

  • pynetbox

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cert
raw
Certificate path
data
dictionary / required
Defines the aggregate configuration
custom_fields
dictionary
must exist in NetBox
date_added
string
Date added, format: YYYY-MM-DD
description
string
The description of the aggregate
prefix
raw / required
The aggregate prefix
rir
raw
The RIR the aggregate will be assigned to
tags
list / elements=raw
Any tags that the aggregate may need to be associated with
netbox_token
string / required
The NetBox API token.
netbox_url
string / required
The URL of the NetBox instance.
Must be accessible by the Ansible control host.
query_params
list / elements=string
This can be used to override the specified values in ALLOWED_QUERY_PARAMS that are defined
in plugins/module_utils/netbox_utils.py and provides control to users on what may make
an object unique in their environment.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
The state of the object.
validate_certs
raw
Default:
"yes"
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on personally controlled sites using a self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • Tags should be defined as a YAML list

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

- name: "Test NetBox aggregate module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False

  tasks:
    - name: Create aggregate within NetBox with only required information
      netbox_aggregate:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.0.0/16
          rir: Test RIR
        state: present

    - name: Create aggregate with several specified options
      netbox_aggregate:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.0.0/16
          rir: Test RIR
          date_added: 1989-01-18
          description: Test description
          tags:
            - Schnozzberry
        state: present

    - name: Delete aggregate within netbox
      netbox_aggregate:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.0.0/16
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
aggregate
dictionary
on creation
Serialized object as created or already existent within NetBox

msg
string
always
Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved



Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)