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cs_vpn_customer_gateway - Manages site-to-site VPN customer gateway configurations on Apache CloudStack based clouds.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Create, update and remove VPN customer gateways.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • cs >= 0.6.10

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
account
Account the VPN customer gateway is related to.
api_http_method
    Choices:
  • get
  • post
HTTP method used to query the API endpoint.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_METHOD env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
Fallback value is get if not specified.
api_key
API key of the CloudStack API.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_KEY env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
api_region Default:
cloudstack
Name of the ini section in the cloustack.ini file.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_REGION env variable is considered.
api_secret
Secret key of the CloudStack API.
If not set, the CLOUDSTACK_SECRET env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
api_timeout
HTTP timeout in seconds.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
Fallback value is 10 seconds if not specified.
api_url
URL of the CloudStack API e.g. https://cloud.example.com/client/api.
If not given, the CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT env variable is considered.
As the last option, the value is taken from the ini config file, also see the notes.
cidrs
List of guest CIDRs behind the gateway.
Required if state=present.

aliases: cidr
domain
Domain the VPN customer gateway is related to.
dpd
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enable Dead Peer Detection.
Disabled per default by the API on creation if not set.
esp_lifetime
Lifetime in seconds of phase 2 VPN connection.
Defaulted to 3600 by the API on creation if not set.
esp_policy
ESP policy in the format e.g. aes256-sha1;modp1536.
Required if state=present.
force_encap
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Force encapsulation for NAT traversal.
Disabled per default by the API on creation if not set.
gateway
Public IP address of the gateway.
Required if state=present.
ike_lifetime
Lifetime in seconds of phase 1 VPN connection.
Defaulted to 86400 by the API on creation if not set.
ike_policy
IKE policy in the format e.g. aes256-sha1;modp1536.
Required if state=present.
ipsec_psk
IPsec Preshared-Key.
Cannot contain newline or double quotes.
Required if state=present.
name
required
Name of the gateway.
poll_async Default:
yes
Poll async jobs until job has finished.
project
Name of the project the VPN gateway is related to.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the VPN customer gateway.

Notes

Note

  • Ansible uses the cs library’s configuration method if credentials are not provided by the arguments api_url, api_key, api_secret. Configuration is read from several locations, in the following order. The CLOUDSTACK_ENDPOINT, CLOUDSTACK_KEY, CLOUDSTACK_SECRET and CLOUDSTACK_METHOD. CLOUDSTACK_TIMEOUT environment variables. A CLOUDSTACK_CONFIG environment variable pointing to an .ini file. A cloudstack.ini file in the current working directory. A .cloudstack.ini file in the users home directory. Optionally multiple credentials and endpoints can be specified using ini sections in cloudstack.ini. Use the argument api_region to select the section name, default section is cloudstack. See https://github.com/exoscale/cs for more information.
  • A detailed guide about cloudstack modules can be found in the CloudStack Cloud Guide.
  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Create a vpn customer gateway
  local_action:
    module: cs_vpn_customer_gateway
    name: my vpn customer gateway
    cidrs:
    - 192.168.123.0/24
    - 192.168.124.0/24
    esp_policy: aes256-sha1;modp1536
    gateway: 10.10.1.1
    ike_policy: aes256-sha1;modp1536
    ipsec_psk: "S3cr3Tk3Y"

- name: Remove a vpn customer gateway
  local_action:
    module: cs_vpn_customer_gateway
    name: my vpn customer gateway
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
account
string
success
Account the VPN customer gateway is related to.

Sample:
example account
cidrs
list
success
List of CIDRs of this customer gateway.

Sample:
['10.10.10.0/24']
domain
string
success
Domain the VPN customer gateway is related to.

Sample:
example domain
dpd
bool
success
Whether dead pear detection is enabled or not.

Sample:
True
esp_lifetime
int
success
Lifetime in seconds of phase 2 VPN connection.

Sample:
86400
esp_policy
string
success
IKE policy of the VPN customer gateway.

Sample:
aes256-sha1;modp1536
force_encap
bool
success
Whether encapsulation for NAT traversal is enforced or not.

Sample:
True
gateway
string
success
IP address of the VPN customer gateway.

Sample:
10.100.212.10
id
string
success
UUID of the VPN customer gateway.

Sample:
04589590-ac63-4ffc-93f5-b698b8ac38b6
ike_lifetime
int
success
Lifetime in seconds of phase 1 VPN connection.

Sample:
86400
ike_policy
string
success
ESP policy of the VPN customer gateway.

Sample:
aes256-sha1;modp1536
name
string
success
Name of this customer gateway.

Sample:
my vpn customer gateway
project
string
success
Name of project the VPN customer gateway is related to.

Sample:
Production


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

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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