netbox.netbox.netbox_ip_address – Creates or removes IP addresses from Netbox

Note

This plugin is part of the netbox.netbox collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install netbox.netbox.

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

New in version 0.1.0: of netbox.netbox

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes IP addresses from Netbox

Requirements

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

  • pynetbox

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
data
dictionary / required
Defines the IP address configuration
address
string
Required if state is present
assigned_object
dictionary
Definition of the assigned object.
device
string
The device the interface is attached to.
name
string
The name of the interface
virtual_machine
string
The virtual machine the interface is attached to.
custom_fields
dictionary
must exist in Netbox
description
string
The description of the interface
dns_name
string
Hostname or FQDN
family
integer
    Choices:
  • 4
  • 6
Specifies with address family the IP address belongs to
interface
raw
The name and device of the interface that the IP address should be assigned to Required if state is present and a prefix specified.
nat_inside
raw
The inside IP address this IP is assigned to
prefix
raw
With state present, if an interface is given, it will ensure that an IP inside this prefix (and vrf, if given) is attached to this interface. Otherwise, it will get the next available IP of this prefix and attach it. With state new, it will force to get the next available IP in this prefix. If an interface is given, it will also force to attach it. Required if state is present or new when no address is given. Unused if an address is specified.
role
string
    Choices:
  • Loopback
  • Secondary
  • Anycast
  • VIP
  • VRRP
  • HSRP
  • GLBP
  • CARP
The role of the IP address
status
raw
The status of the IP address
tags
list / elements=string
Any tags that the IP address may need to be associated with
tenant
raw
The tenant that the device will be assigned to
vrf
raw
VRF that IP address is associated with
netbox_token
string / required
The token created within Netbox to authorize API access
netbox_url
string / required
URL of the Netbox instance resolvable by Ansible control host
query_params
list / elements=string
This can be used to override the specified values in ALLOWED_QUERY_PARAMS that is 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:
  • absent
  • new
  • present ←
Use present, new or absent for adding, force adding or removing. present will check if the IP is already created, and return it if true. new will force to create it anyway (useful for anycasts, for example).
validate_certs
raw
Default:
"yes"
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using 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 IP address module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False

  tasks:
    - name: Create IP address within Netbox with only required information
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          address: 192.168.1.10
        state: present
    - name: Force to create (even if it already exists) the IP
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          address: 192.168.1.10
        state: new
    - name: Get a new available IP inside 192.168.1.0/24
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.1.0/24
        state: new
    - name: Delete IP address within netbox
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          address: 192.168.1.10
        state: absent
    - name: Create IP address with several specified options
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          family: 4
          address: 192.168.1.20
          vrf: Test
          tenant: Test Tenant
          status: Reserved
          role: Loopback
          description: Test description
          tags:
            - Schnozzberry
        state: present
    - name: Create IP address and assign a nat_inside IP
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          family: 4
          address: 192.168.1.30
          vrf: Test
          nat_inside:
            address: 192.168.1.20
            vrf: Test
          interface:
            name: GigabitEthernet1
            device: test100
    - name: Ensure that an IP inside 192.168.1.0/24 is attached to GigabitEthernet1
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.1.0/24
          vrf: Test
          interface:
            name: GigabitEthernet1
            device: test100
        state: present
    - name: Attach a new available IP of 192.168.1.0/24 to GigabitEthernet1
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.1.0/24
          vrf: Test
          interface:
            name: GigabitEthernet1
            device: test100
        state: new
    - name: Attach a new available IP of 192.168.1.0/24 to GigabitEthernet1 (NetBox 2.9+)
      netbox_ip_address:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          prefix: 192.168.1.0/24
          vrf: Test
          assigned_object:
            name: GigabitEthernet1
            device: test100
        state: new

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
ip_address
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)

  • Anthony Ruhier (@Anthony25)