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dimensiondata_network - Create, update, and delete MCP 1.0 & 2.0 networks

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Create, update, and delete MCP 1.0 & 2.0 networks

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
Additional description of the network domain.
location
required
The target datacenter.
mcp_password
The password used to authenticate to the CloudControl API.
If not specified, will fall back to MCP_PASSWORD from environment variable or ~/.dimensiondata.
Required if mcp_user is specified.
mcp_user
The username used to authenticate to the CloudControl API.
If not specified, will fall back to MCP_USER from environment variable or ~/.dimensiondata.
name
required
The name of the network domain to create.
region
    Choices:
  • Regions are defined in Apache libcloud project [libcloud/common/dimensiondata.py]
  • They are also listed in U(https://libcloud.readthedocs.io/en/latest/compute/drivers/dimensiondata.html)
  • Note that the default value "na" stands for "North America".
  • The module prepends 'dd-' to the region choice.
Default:
na
The target region.
service_plan
    Choices:
  • ESSENTIALS ←
  • ADVANCED
The service plan, either "ESSENTIALS" or "ADVANCED".
MCP 2.0 Only.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Should the resource be present or absent.
validate_certs Default:
yes
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on private instances of the CloudControl API that use self-signed certificates.
wait Default:
no
Should we wait for the task to complete before moving onto the next.
wait_poll_interval Default:
2
The amount of time (in seconds) to wait between checks for task completion.
Only applicable if wait=true.
wait_time Default:
600
The maximum amount of time (in seconds) to wait for the task to complete.
Only applicable if wait=true.

Examples

# Create an MCP 1.0 network
- dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    location: NA5
    name: mynet
# Create an MCP 2.0 network
- dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    mcp_user: my_user
    mcp_password: my_password
    location: NA9
    name: mynet
    service_plan: ADVANCED
# Delete a network
- dimensiondata_network:
    region: na
    location: NA1
    name: mynet
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
network
complex
On success when state=present.
Dictionary describing the network.

  status
string
Network status. (MCP 2.0 only)

Sample:
NORMAL
  multicast
boolean
Multicast enabled? (MCP 1.0 only)

  description
string
Network description.

Sample:
My network description
  private_net
string
Private network subnet. (MCP 1.0 only)

Sample:
10.2.3.0
  name
string
Network name.

Sample:
My network
  id
string
Network ID.

Sample:
8c787000-a000-4050-a215-280893411a7d
  location
string
Datacenter location.

Sample:
NA3


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

  • Aimon Bustardo (@aimonb)

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