netbox.netbox.netbox_vrf – Create, update or delete vrfs within 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_vrf.

New in version 0.1.0: of netbox.netbox

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes vrfs 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 vrf configuration
custom_fields
dictionary
must exist in NetBox
description
string
The description of the vrf
enforce_unique
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Prevent duplicate prefixes/IP addresses within this VRF
export_targets
list / elements=string
added in 2.0.0 of netbox.netbox
Export targets tied to VRF
import_targets
list / elements=string
added in 2.0.0 of netbox.netbox
Import targets tied to VRF
name
string / required
The name of the vrf
rd
string
The RD of the VRF. Must be quoted to pass as a string.
tags
list / elements=raw
Any tags that the vrf may need to be associated with
tenant
raw
The tenant that the vrf will be assigned to
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 modules"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False

  tasks:
    - name: Create vrf within NetBox with only required information
      netbox_vrf:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test VRF
        state: present

    - name: Delete vrf within netbox
      netbox_vrf:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test VRF
        state: absent

    - name: Create vrf with all information
      netbox_vrf:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Test VRF
          rd: "65000:1"
          tenant: Test Tenant
          enforce_unique: true
          import_targets:
            - "65000:65001"
          export_targets:
            - "65000:65001"
          description: VRF description
          tags:
            - Schnozzberry
        state: present

Return Values

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

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

vrf
dictionary
success (when state=present)
Serialized object as created or already existent within NetBox



Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)