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ce_vxlan_arp – Manages ARP attributes of VXLAN on HUAWEI CloudEngine devices

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Manages ARP attributes of VXLAN on HUAWEI CloudEngine devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arp_collect_host
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables EVN BGP or BGP EVPN to collect host information.
arp_suppress
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables ARP broadcast suppression in a BD.
bridge_domain_id
-
Specifies a BD(bridge domain) ID. The value is an integer ranging from 1 to 16777215.
evn_bgp
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enables EVN BGP.
evn_peer_ip
-
Specifies the IP address of an EVN BGP peer. The value is in dotted decimal notation.
evn_reflect_client
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configures the local device as the route reflector (RR) and its peer as the client.
evn_server
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configures the local device as the router reflector (RR) on the EVN network.
evn_source_ip
-
Specifies the source address of an EVN BGP peer. The value is in dotted decimal notation.
host_collect_protocol
-
    Choices:
  • bgp
  • none
Enables EVN BGP or BGP EVPN to advertise host information.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Determines whether the config should be present or not on the device.
vbdif_name
-
Full name of VBDIF interface, i.e. Vbdif100.

Examples

- name: vxlan arp module test
  hosts: ce128
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: Configure EVN BGP on Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN gateways to establish EVN BGP peer relationships.
    ce_vxlan_arp:
      evn_bgp: enable
      evn_source_ip: 6.6.6.6
      evn_peer_ip: 7.7.7.7
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Configure a Layer 3 VXLAN gateway as a BGP RR.
    ce_vxlan_arp:
      evn_bgp: enable
      evn_server: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable EVN BGP on a Layer 3 VXLAN gateway to collect host information.
    ce_vxlan_arp:
      vbdif_name: Vbdif100
      arp_collect_host: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable Layer 2 and Layer 3 VXLAN gateways to use EVN BGP to advertise host information.
    ce_vxlan_arp:
      host_collect_protocol: bgp
      provider: "{{ cli }}"
  - name: Enable ARP broadcast suppression on a Layer 2 VXLAN gateway.
    ce_vxlan_arp:
      bridge_domain_id: 100
      arp_suppress: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
check to see if a change was made on the device

Sample:
True
end_state
dictionary
verbose mode
k/v pairs of configuration after module execution

Sample:
{'evn_source_ip': '6.6.6.6', 'evn_peer_ip': ['7.7.7.7'], 'evn_bgp': 'enable'}
existing
dictionary
verbose mode
k/v pairs of existing configuration

Sample:
{'evn_source_ip': None, 'evn_peer_ip': [], 'evn_bgp': 'disable'}
proposed
dictionary
verbose mode
k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Sample:
{'evn_source_ip': '6.6.6.6', 'state': 'present', 'evn_peer_ip': '7.7.7.7', 'evn_bgp': 'enable'}
updates
list
always
commands sent to the device

Sample:
['evn bgp', 'source-address 6.6.6.6', 'peer 7.7.7.7']


Status

Authors

  • QijunPan (@QijunPan)

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