netbox.netbox.netbox_config_context module – Creates, updates or deletes configuration contexts within NetBox

Note

This module is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.10.0).

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. 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_config_context.

New in netbox.netbox 3.3.0

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes configuration contexts 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 configuration context

cluster_groups

list / elements=string

List of cluster_groups to which configuration context applies

cluster_types

list / elements=string

List of cluster_types to which configuration context applies

clusters

list / elements=string

List of clusters to which configuration context applies

data

dictionary

JSON-formatted configuration context data

description

string

The description of the configuration context

device_types

list / elements=string

List of device_types to which configuration context applies

is_active

boolean

Whether configuration context is active

Choices:

  • false

  • true

name

string / required

Name of the context

platforms

list / elements=string

List of platforms to which configuration context applies

regions

list / elements=string

List of regions where configuration context applies

roles

list / elements=string

List of roles to which configuration context applies

site_groups

list / elements=string

List of site groups where configuration context applies

sites

list / elements=string

List of sites where configuration context applies

tags

list / elements=string

Any tags that the configuration context associates with

tenant_groups

list / elements=string

List of tenant_groups to which configuration context applies

tenants

list / elements=string

List of tenants to which configuration context applies

weight

integer

The weight of the configuration context

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 config_context module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Create config context and apply it to sites euc1-az1, euc1-az2 with the default weight of 1000
      netbox.netbox.netbox_config_context:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: "dns_nameservers-quadnine"
          description: "9.9.9.9"
          data: "{ \"dns\": { \"nameservers\": [ \"9.9.9.9\" ] } }"
          sites: [ euc1-az1, euc1-az2 ]

    - name: Detach config context from euc1-az1, euc1-az2 and attach to euc1-az3
      netbox.netbox.netbox_config_context:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: "dns_nameservers-quadnine"
          data: "{ \"dns\": { \"nameservers\": [ \"9.9.9.9\" ] } }"
          sites: [ euc1-az3 ]

    - name: Delete config context
      netbox.netbox.netbox_config_context:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: "dns_nameservers-quadnine"
          data: "{ \"dns\": { \"nameservers\": [ \"9.9.9.9\" ] } }"
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

config_context

dictionary

Serialized object as created/existent/updated/deleted within NetBox

Returned: always

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

Authors

  • Pavel Korovin (@pkorovin)