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aws_direct_connect_virtual_interface - Manage Direct Connect virtual interfaces.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Create, delete, or modify a Direct Connect public or private virtual interface.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • boto
  • boto3
  • botocore
  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address_type
The type of IP address for the BGP peer.
amazon_address
The amazon address CIDR with which to create the virtual interface.
authentication_key
The authentication key for BGP configuration.
aws_access_key
AWS access key. If not set then the value of the AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_access_key, access_key
aws_secret_key
AWS secret key. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_KEY, or EC2_SECRET_KEY environment variable is used.

aliases: ec2_secret_key, secret_key
bgp_asn Default:
65000
The autonomous system (AS) number for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) configuration.
cidr
A list of route filter prefix CIDRs with which to create the public virtual interface.
customer_address
The customer address CIDR with which to create the virtual interface.
ec2_url
Url to use to connect to EC2 or your Eucalyptus cloud (by default the module will use EC2 endpoints). Ignored for modules where region is required. Must be specified for all other modules if region is not used. If not set then the value of the EC2_URL environment variable, if any, is used.
id_to_associate
The ID of the link aggrecation group or connection to associate with the virtual interface.

aliases: link_aggregation_group_id, connection_id
name
The name of the virtual interface.
profile
(added in 1.6)
Uses a boto profile. Only works with boto >= 2.24.0.
public
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
The type of virtual interface.
region
The AWS region to use. If not specified then the value of the AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION environment variable, if any, is used. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/general/latest/gr/rande.html#ec2_region

aliases: aws_region, ec2_region
security_token
(added in 1.6)
AWS STS security token. If not set then the value of the AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN environment variable is used.

aliases: access_token
state
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
The desired state of the Direct Connect virtual interface.
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
When set to "no", SSL certificates will not be validated for boto versions >= 2.6.0.
virtual_gateway_id
The virtual gateway ID required for creating a private virtual interface.
virtual_interface_id
The virtual interface ID.
vlan Default:
100
The VLAN ID.

Notes

Note

  • If parameters are not set within the module, the following environment variables can be used in decreasing order of precedence AWS_URL or EC2_URL, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID or AWS_ACCESS_KEY or EC2_ACCESS_KEY, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY or AWS_SECRET_KEY or EC2_SECRET_KEY, AWS_SECURITY_TOKEN or EC2_SECURITY_TOKEN, AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION
  • Ansible uses the boto configuration file (typically ~/.boto) if no credentials are provided. See https://boto.readthedocs.io/en/latest/boto_config_tut.html
  • AWS_REGION or EC2_REGION can be typically be used to specify the AWS region, when required, but this can also be configured in the boto config file

Examples

---
- name: create an association between a LAG and connection
  aws_direct_connect_virtual_interface:
    state: present
    name: "{{ name }}"
    link_aggregation_group_id: LAG-XXXXXXXX
    connection_id: dxcon-XXXXXXXX

- name: remove an association between a connection and virtual interface
  aws_direct_connect_virtual_interface:
    state: absent
    connection_id: dxcon-XXXXXXXX
    virtual_interface_id: dxv-XXXXXXXX

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
address_family
string
always
The address family for the BGP peer.

Sample:
ipv4
amazon_address
string
always
IP address assigned to the Amazon interface.

Sample:
169.254.255.1/30
asn
int
always
The autonomous system (AS) number for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) configuration.

Sample:
65000
auth_key
string
always
The authentication key for BGP configuration.

Sample:
0xZ59Y1JZ2oDOSh6YriIlyRE
bgp_peers
complex
always
A list of the BGP peers configured on this virtual interface.

  customer_address
string
always
IP address assigned to the customer interface.

Sample:
169.254.255.2/30
  amazon_address
string
always
IP address assigned to the Amazon interface.

Sample:
169.254.255.1/30
  address_family
string
always
The address family for the BGP peer.

Sample:
ipv4
  auth_key
string
always
The authentication key for BGP configuration.

Sample:
0xZ59Y1JZ2oDOSh6YriIlyRE
  bgp_peer_state
string
always
The state of the BGP peer (verifying, pending, available)

Sample:
available
  asn
int
always
The autonomous system (AS) number for Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) configuration.

Sample:
65000
  bgp_status
string
always
The up/down state of the BGP peer.

Sample:
up
changed
bool
always
Indicated if the virtual interface has been created/modified/deleted

connection_id
string
always
The ID of the connection. This field is also used as the ID type for operations that use multiple connection types (LAG, interconnect, and/or connection).

Sample:
dxcon-fgb175av
customer_address
string
always
IP address assigned to the customer interface.

Sample:
169.254.255.2/30
customer_router_config
string
always
Information for generating the customer router configuration.

location
string
always
Where the connection is located.

Sample:
EqDC2
owner_account
string
always
The AWS account that will own the new virtual interface.

Sample:
123456789012
route_filter_prefixes
complex
always
A list of routes to be advertised to the AWS network in this region (public virtual interface).

  cidr
string
always
A routes to be advertised to the AWS network in this region.

Sample:
54.227.92.216/30
virtual_gateway_id
string
when public=False
The ID of the virtual private gateway to a VPC. This only applies to private virtual interfaces.

Sample:
vgw-f3ce259a
virtual_interface_id
string
always
The ID of the virtual interface.

Sample:
dxvif-fh0w7cex
virtual_interface_name
string
always
The name of the virtual interface assigned by the customer.

Sample:
test_virtual_interface
virtual_interface_state
string
always
State of the virtual interface (confirming, verifying, pending, available, down, rejected).

Sample:
available
virtual_interface_type
string
always
The type of virtual interface (private, public).

Sample:
private
vlan
int
always
The VLAN ID.

Sample:
100


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 community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

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

Author

  • Sloane Hertel (@s-hertel)

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