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aci_config_rollback – Provides rollback and rollback preview functionality (config:ImportP)

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Provides rollback and rollback preview functionality for Cisco ACI fabrics.
  • Config Rollbacks are done using snapshots aci_snapshot with the configImportP class.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
certificate_name
-
The X.509 certificate name attached to the APIC AAA user used for signature-based authentication.
It defaults to the private_key basename, without extension.

aliases: cert_name
compare_export_policy
-
The export policy that the compare_snapshot is associated to.
compare_snapshot
-
The name of the snapshot to compare with snapshot.
description
-
The description for the Import Policy.

aliases: descr
export_policy
- / required
The export policy that the snapshot is associated to.
fail_on_decrypt
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Determines if the APIC should fail the rollback if unable to decrypt secured data.
The APIC defaults to yes when unset.
host
- / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
import_mode
-
    Choices:
  • atomic
  • best-effort
Determines how the import should be handled by the APIC.
The APIC defaults to atomic when unset.
import_policy
-
The name of the Import Policy to use for config rollback.
import_type
-
    Choices:
  • merge
  • replace
Determines how the current and snapshot configuration should be compared for replacement.
The APIC defaults to replace when unset.
output_level
-
    Choices:
  • debug
  • info
  • normal ←
Influence the output of this ACI module.
normal means the standard output, incl. current dict
info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts
debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information
password
- / required
The password to use for authentication.
This option is mutual exclusive with private_key. If private_key is provided too, it will be used instead.
port
-
Port number to be used for REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter `use_ssl`.
private_key
- / required
PEM formatted file that contains your private key to be used for signature-based authentication.
The name of the key (without extension) is used as the certificate name in ACI, unless certificate_name is specified.
This option is mutual exclusive with password. If password is provided too, it will be ignored.

aliases: cert_key
snapshot
- / required
The name of the snapshot to rollback to, or the base snapshot to use for comparison.
The aci_snapshot module can be used to query the list of available snapshots.
state
-
    Choices:
  • preview
  • rollback ←
Use preview for previewing the diff between two snapshots.
Use rollback for reverting the configuration to a previous snapshot.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
-
Default:
admin
The username to use for authentication.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

Cisco ACI Guide
Detailed information on how to manage your ACI infrastructure using Ansible.
Developing Cisco ACI modules
Detailed guide on how to write your own Cisco ACI modules to contribute.

Examples

---
- name: Create a Snapshot
  aci_config_snapshot:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    export_policy: config_backup
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query Existing Snapshots
  aci_config_snapshot:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    export_policy: config_backup
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Compare Snapshot Files
  aci_config_rollback:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    export_policy: config_backup
    snapshot: run-2017-08-28T06-24-01
    compare_export_policy: config_backup
    compare_snapshot: run-2017-08-27T23-43-56
    state: preview
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Rollback Configuration
  aci_config_rollback:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    import_policy: rollback_config
    export_policy: config_backup
    snapshot: run-2017-08-28T06-24-01
    state: rollback
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Rollback Configuration
  aci_config_rollback:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    import_policy: rollback_config
    export_policy: config_backup
    snapshot: run-2017-08-28T06-24-01
    description: Rollback 8-27 changes
    import_mode: atomic
    import_type: replace
    fail_on_decrypt: yes
    state: rollback
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
error
dictionary
failure
The error information as returned from the APIC

Sample:
{'text': 'unknown managed object class foo', 'code': '122'}
filter_string
string
failure or debug
The filter string used for the request

Sample:
?rsp-prop-include=config-only
method
string
failure or debug
The HTTP method used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
POST
preview
string
when state is preview
A preview between two snapshots

raw
string
parse error
The raw output returned by the APIC REST API (xml or json)

Sample:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><imdata totalCount="1"><error code="122" text="unknown managed object class foo"/></imdata>
response
string
failure or debug
The HTTP response from the APIC

Sample:
OK (30 bytes)
status
integer
failure or debug
The HTTP status from the APIC

Sample:
200
url
string
failure or debug
The HTTP url used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
https://10.11.12.13/api/mo/uni/tn-production.json


Status

Authors

  • Jacob McGill (@jmcgill298)

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