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aci_tenant_ep_retention_policy - Manage End Point (EP) retention protocol policies (fv:EpRetPol)

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Manage End Point (EP) retention protocol policies on Cisco ACI fabrics.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
bounce_age
int
Bounce entry aging interval in seconds.
Accepted values range between 150 and 65535; 0 is used for infinite.
The APIC defaults to 630 when unset during creation.
bounce_trigger
    Choices:
  • coop
  • flood
Determines if the bounce entries are installed by RARP Flood or COOP Protocol.
The APIC defaults to coop 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 End point rentention policy.

aliases: descr
epr_policy
The name of the end point retention policy.

aliases: epr_name, name
hold_interval
int
Hold interval in seconds.
Accepted values range between 5 and 65535.
The APIC defaults to 300 when unset during creation.
host
required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
local_ep_interval
int
Local end point aging interval in seconds.
Accepted values range between 120 and 65535; 0 is used for infinite.
The APIC defaults to 900 when unset during creation.
move_frequency
int
Move frequency per second.
Accepted values range between 0 and 65535; 0 is used for none.
The APIC defaults to 256 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
remote_ep_interval
int
Remote end point aging interval in seconds.
Accepted values range between 120 and 65535; 0 is used for infinite.
The APIC defaults to 300 when unset during creation.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
tenant
The name of an existing 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

- name: Add a new EPR policy
  aci_epr_policy:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    epr_policy: EPRPol1
    bounce_age: 630
    hold_interval: 300
    local_ep_interval: 900
    remote_ep_interval: 300
    move_frequency: 256
    description: test
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove an EPR policy
  aci_epr_policy:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    epr_policy: EPRPol1
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query an EPR policy
  aci_epr_policy:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    tenant: production
    epr_policy: EPRPol1
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all EPR policies
  aci_epr_policy:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    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
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

  • Swetha Chunduri (@schunduri)

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