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bigip_snmp_trap – Manipulate SNMP trap information on a BIG-IP

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Manipulate SNMP trap information on a BIG-IP.

Requirements

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

  • f5-sdk >= 3.0.16

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
community
-
Specifies the community name for the trap destination.
destination
-
Specifies the address for the trap destination. This can be either an IP address or a hostname.
name
- / required
Name of the SNMP configuration endpoint.
network
-
    Choices:
  • other
  • management
  • default
Specifies the name of the trap network. This option is not supported in versions of BIG-IP < 12.1.0. If used on versions < 12.1.0, it will simply be ignored.
The value default was removed in BIG-IP version 13.1.0. Specifying this value when configuring a BIG-IP will cause the module to stop and report an error. The usual remedy is to choose one of the other options, such as management.
partition
-
added in 2.5
Default:
Common
Device partition to manage resources on.
password
- / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
-
Specifies the port for the trap destination.
provider
-
added in 2.5
Default:
None
A dict object containing connection details.
password
- / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
server
- / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
-
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
ssh_keyfile
-
Specifies the SSH keyfile to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This argument is only used for cli transports.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE.
timeout
-
Default:
10
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
transport
- / required
    Choices:
  • rest
  • cli ←
Configures the transport connection to use when connecting to the remote device.
user
- / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.
server
- / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
-
added in 2.2
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
snmp_version
-
    Choices:
  • 1
  • 2c
Specifies to which Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version the trap destination applies.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
When present, ensures that the resource exists.
When absent, ensures that the resource does not exist.
user
- / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
added in 2.0
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.

Notes

Note

  • This module only supports version v1 and v2c of SNMP.
  • The network option is not supported on versions of BIG-IP < 12.1.0 because the platform did not support that option until 12.1.0. If used on versions < 12.1.0, it will simply be ignored.
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage F5 Networks devices see https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/f5.
  • Requires the f5-sdk Python package on the host. This is as easy as pip install f5-sdk.
  • Requires BIG-IP software version >= 12.
  • The F5 modules only manipulate the running configuration of the F5 product. To ensure that BIG-IP specific configuration persists to disk, be sure to include at least one task that uses the bigip_config module to save the running configuration. Refer to the module’s documentation for the correct usage of the module to save your running configuration.

Examples

- name: Create snmp v1 trap
  bigip_snmp_trap:
    community: general
    destination: 1.2.3.4
    name: my-trap1
    network: management
    port: 9000
    snmp_version: 1
    server: lb.mydomain.com
    user: admin
    password: secret
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create snmp v2 trap
  bigip_snmp_trap:
    community: general
    destination: 5.6.7.8
    name: my-trap2
    network: default
    port: 7000
    snmp_version: 2c
    server: lb.mydomain.com
    user: admin
    password: secret
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
community
list
changed and success
The new community name for the trap destination.

Sample:
secret
destination
string
changed and success
The new address for the trap destination in either IP or hostname form.

Sample:
1.2.3.4
network
string
changed and success
The new name of the network the SNMP trap is on.

Sample:
management
port
string
changed and success
The new port of the trap destination.

Sample:
900
snmp_version
string
changed and success
The new snmp_version configured on the remote device.

Sample:
2c


Status

  • This module is guaranteed to have no backward incompatible interface changes going forward. [stableinterface]
  • This module is maintained by an Ansible Partner. [certified]

Authors

  • Tim Rupp (@caphrim007)

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