netbox.netbox.netbox_wireless_lan module – Creates or removes Wireless LANs from 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_wireless_lan.

New in netbox.netbox 3.5.0

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes wireless LANs 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 contact configuration

auth_cipher

string

The authentication cipher of the Wireless LAN

Choices:

  • "auto"

  • "tkip"

  • "aes"

auth_psk

string

The PSK of the Wireless LAN

auth_type

string

The authentication type of the Wireless LAN

Choices:

  • "open"

  • "wep"

  • "wpa-personal"

  • "wpa-enterprise"

custom_fields

dictionary

must exist in NetBox

description

string

The description of the Wireless LAN

ssid

string / required

Name of the SSID to be created

tags

list / elements=any

Any tags that the Wireless LAN may need to be associated with

vlan

any

The VLAN of the Wireless LAN

wireless_lan_group

any

The wireless LAN group

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

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

- name: "Test NetBox module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Create Wireless LAN within NetBox with only required information
      netbox_wireless_lan:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          ssid: Wireless Network One
        state: present

    - name: Delete Wireless LAN within netbox
      netbox_wireless_lan:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          ssid: Wireless Network One
        state: absent

    - name: Create Wireless LAN with all parameters
      netbox_wireless_lan:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          ssid: Wireless Network One
          description: Cool Wireless Network
          auth_type: wpa-enterprise
          auth_cipher: aes
          auth_psk: psk123456
          tags:
            - tagA
            - tagB
            - tagC
        state: present

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

wireless_lan

dictionary

Serialized object as created or already existent within NetBox

Returned: on creation

Authors

  • Martin Rødvand (@rodvand)