netbox.netbox.netbox_circuit module – Create, update or delete circuits within NetBox

Note

This module is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.8.1).

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 netbox.netbox. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in netbox.netbox 0.1.0

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes circuits from NetBox

Requirements

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

  • pynetbox

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cert

any

Certificate path

data

dictionary / required

Defines the circuit configuration

cid

string / required

The circuit id of the circuit

circuit_type

any

The circuit type of the circuit

comments

string

Comments related to circuit

commit_rate

integer

Commit rate of the circuit (Kbps)

custom_fields

dictionary

must exist in NetBox

description

string

Description of the circuit

install_date

string

The date the circuit was installed. e.g. YYYY-MM-DD

provider

any

The provider of the circuit

status

any

The status of the circuit

tags

list / elements=any

Any tags that the device may need to be associated with

tenant

any

The tenant assigned to the circuit

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

The state of the object.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

validate_certs

any

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only be used on personally controlled sites using a self-signed certificates.

Default: true

Notes

Note

  • Tags should be defined as a YAML list

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

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

  tasks:
    - name: Create circuit within NetBox with only required information
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          cid: Test Circuit
          provider: Test Provider
          circuit_type: Test Circuit Type
        state: present

    - name: Update circuit with other fields
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          cid: Test-Circuit-1000
          provider: Test Provider
          circuit_type: Test Circuit Type
          status: Active
          tenant: Test Tenant
          install_date: "2018-12-25"
          commit_rate: 10000
          description: Test circuit
          comments: "FAST CIRCUIT"
        state: present

    - name: Delete circuit within netbox
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          cid: Test-Circuit-1000
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

circuit

dictionary

Serialized object as created or already existent within NetBox

Returned: success (when state=present)

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)