netbox.netbox.netbox_l2vpn module – Create, update or delete L2VPNs within NetBox

Note

This module is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.15.0).

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_l2vpn.

New in netbox.netbox 3.9.0

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes L2VPNs 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 L2VPN configuration

comments

string

added in netbox.netbox 3.10.0

Comments that may include additional information in regards to the L2VPN

custom_fields

dictionary

Must exist in NetBox

description

string

The description of the L2VPN

export_targets

list / elements=any

Route targets to export

identifier

integer

The identifier of the L2VPN

import_targets

list / elements=any

Route targets to import

name

string / required

The name of the L2VPN

tags

list / elements=any

Any tags that the L2VPN may need to be associated with

tenant

any

The tenant that the L2VPN will be assigned to

type

any / required

The type of L2VPN

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 L2VPN within NetBox with only required information
      netbox.netbox.netbox_l2vpn:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test L2VPN
          type: vxlan
        state: present

    - name: Delete L2VPN within netbox
      netbox.netbox.netbox_l2vpn:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test L2VPN
          type: vxlan
        state: absent

    - name: Create L2VPN with all required information
      netbox.netbox.netbox_l2vpn:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test L2VPN
          type: vpls
          identifier: 43256
          import_targets:
            - "65000:1"
          export_targets:
            - "65000:2"
          tenant: Test Tenant
          description: Just a test
          tags:
            - Schnozzberry
        state: present

Return Values

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

Key

Description

l2vpn

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

  • Martin Rødvand (@rodvand)