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aci_filter_entry - Manage filter entries (vz:Entry)

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Manage filter entries for a filter on Cisco ACI fabrics.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arp_flag
    Choices:
  • arp_reply
  • arp_request
  • unspecified
The arp flag to use when the ether_type is arp.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
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 Filter Entry.

aliases: descr
dst_port
Used to set both destination start and end ports to the same value when ip_protocol is tcp or udp.
Accepted values are any valid TCP/UDP port range.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
dst_port_end
Used to set the destination end port when ip_protocol is tcp or udp.
Accepted values are any valid TCP/UDP port range.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
dst_port_start
Used to set the destination start port when ip_protocol is tcp or udp.
Accepted values are any valid TCP/UDP port range.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
entry
Then name of the Filter Entry.

aliases: entry_name, filter_entry, name
ether_type
    Choices:
  • arp
  • fcoe
  • ip
  • mac_security
  • mpls_ucast
  • trill
  • unspecified
The Ethernet type.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
filter
The name of Filter that the entry should belong to.

aliases: filter_name
host
required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
icmp6_msg_type
    Choices:
  • dst_unreachable
  • echo_request
  • echo_reply
  • neighbor_advertisement
  • neighbor_solicitation
  • redirect
  • time_exceeded
  • unspecified
ICMPv6 message type; used when ip_protocol is icmpv6.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
icmp_msg_type
    Choices:
  • dst_unreachable
  • echo
  • echo_reply
  • src_quench
  • time_exceeded
  • unspecified
ICMPv4 message type; used when ip_protocol is icmp.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
ip_protocol
    Choices:
  • eigrp
  • egp
  • icmp
  • icmpv6
  • igmp
  • igp
  • l2tp
  • ospfigp
  • pim
  • tcp
  • udp
  • unspecified
The IP Protocol type when ether_type is ip.
The APIC defaults to unspecified when unset during creation.
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
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
present, absent, query
stateful
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Determines the statefulness of the filter entry.
tenant
The name of the tenant.

aliases: tenant_name
timeout
int
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
use_proxy
bool
    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
bool
    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
bool
    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

Examples

- aci_filter_entry:
    host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ user }}"
    password: "{{ pass }}"
    state: "{{ state }}"
    entry: "{{ entry }}"
    tenant: "{{ tenant }}"
    ether_name: "{{  ether_name }}"
    icmp_msg_type: "{{ icmp_msg_type }}"
    filter: "{{ filter }}"
    descr: "{{ descr }}"
  delegate_to: localhost

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
dict
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
dict
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
int
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

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as certified which means that it is maintained by an Ansible Partner. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by an Ansible Partner, see here.

Author

  • Jacob McGill (@jmcgill298)

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