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aci_encap_pool_range – Manage encap ranges assigned to pools (fvns:EncapBlk, fvns:VsanEncapBlk)

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Manage vlan, vxlan, and vsan ranges that are assigned to pools on Cisco ACI fabrics.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
allocation_mode
-
    Choices:
  • dynamic
  • inherit
  • static
The method used for allocating encaps to resources.
Only vlan and vsan support allocation modes.

aliases: mode
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
description
-
Description for the pool range.

aliases: descr
host
- / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
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.
pool
-
The name of the pool that the range should be assigned to.

aliases: pool_name
pool_allocation_mode
-
    Choices:
  • dynamic
  • static
The method used for allocating encaps to resources.
Only vlan and vsan support allocation modes.

aliases: pool_mode
pool_type
- / required
    Choices:
  • vlan
  • vxlan
  • vsan
The encap type of pool.

aliases: type
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
range_end
integer
The end of encap range.

aliases: end
range_name
-
The name to give to the encap range.

aliases: name, range
range_start
integer
The start of the encap range.

aliases: start
state
-
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
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: Add a new VLAN pool range
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool: production
    pool_type: vlan
    pool_allocation_mode: static
    range_name: anstest
    range_start: 20
    range_end: 40
    allocation_mode: inherit
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a VLAN pool range
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool: production
    pool_type: vlan
    pool_allocation_mode: static
    range_name: anstest
    range_start: 20
    range_end: 40
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a VLAN range
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool: production
    pool_type: vlan
    pool_allocation_mode: static
    range_name: anstest
    range_start: 20
    range_end: 50
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query a VLAN pool for ranges by range_name
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool_type: vlan
    range_name: anstest
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query a VLAN pool for ranges by range_start
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool_type: vlan
    range_start: 20
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query a VLAN pool for ranges by range_start and range_end
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool_type: vlan
    range_start: 20
    range_end: 40
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all VLAN pool ranges
  aci_encap_pool_range:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    pool_type: vlan
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
current
list
success
The existing configuration from the APIC after the module has finished

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'ownerKey': '', 'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production environment', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
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
previous
list
info
The original configuration from the APIC before the module has started

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'ownerKey': '', 'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
proposed
dictionary
info
The assembled configuration from the user-provided parameters

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
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)
sent
list
info
The actual/minimal configuration pushed to the APIC

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
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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