nios_fixed_address – Configure Infoblox NIOS DHCP Fixed Address

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • A fixed address is a specific IP address that a DHCP server always assigns when a lease request comes from a particular MAC address of the client.
  • Supports both IPV4 and IPV6 internet protocols

Requirements

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

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
comment
-
Configures a text string comment to be associated with the instance of this object. The provided text string will be configured on the object instance.
extattrs
-
Allows for the configuration of Extensible Attributes on the instance of the object. This argument accepts a set of key / value pairs for configuration.
ipaddr
- / required
IPV4/V6 address of the fixed address.
mac
- / required
The MAC address of the interface.
name
-
Specifies the hostname with which fixed DHCP ip-address is stored for respective mac.
network
- / required
Specifies the network range in which ipaddr exists.

aliases: network
network_view
-
Default:
"default"
Configures the name of the network view to associate with this configured instance.
options
-
Configures the set of DHCP options to be included as part of the configured network instance. This argument accepts a list of values (see suboptions). When configuring suboptions at least one of name or num must be specified.
name
-
The name of the DHCP option to configure
num
-
The number of the DHCP option to configure
use_option
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Only applies to a subset of options (see NIOS API documentation)
value
- / required
The value of the DHCP option specified by name
vendor_class
-
Default:
"DHCP"
The name of the space this DHCP option is associated to
provider
dictionary
A dict object containing connection details.
host
string / required
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.
http_request_timeout
integer
Default:
10
The amount of time before to wait before receiving a response
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HTTP_REQUEST_TIMEOUT environment variable.
max_results
integer
Default:
1000
Specifies the maximum number of objects to be returned, if set to a negative number the appliance will return an error when the number of returned objects would exceed the setting.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RESULTS environment variable.
max_retries
integer
Default:
3
Configures the number of attempted retries before the connection is declared usable
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_MAX_RETRIES environment variable.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Boolean value to enable or disable verifying SSL certificates
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_SSL_VERIFY environment variable.

aliases: ssl_verify
wapi_version
string
Default:
"2.1"
Specifies the version of WAPI to use
Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_WAP_VERSION environment variable.
Until ansible 2.8 the default WAPI was 1.4
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Configures the intended state of the instance of the object on the NIOS server. When this value is set to present, the object is configured on the device and when this value is set to absent the value is removed (if necessary) from the device.

Notes

Note

  • This module must be run locally, which can be achieved by specifying connection: local.
  • Please read the Infoblox Guide for more detailed information on how to use Infoblox with Ansible.

Examples

- name: configure ipv4 dhcp fixed address
  nios_fixed_address:
    name: ipv4_fixed
    ipaddr: 192.168.10.1
    mac: 08:6d:41:e8:fd:e8
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    network_view: default
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: configure a ipv6 dhcp fixed address
  nios_fixed_address:
    name: ipv6_fixed
    ipaddr: fe80::1/10
    mac: 08:6d:41:e8:fd:e8
    network: fe80::/64
    network_view: default
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: set dhcp options for a ipv4 fixed address
  nios_fixed_address:
    name: ipv4_fixed
    ipaddr: 192.168.10.1
    mac: 08:6d:41:e8:fd:e8
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    network_view: default
    comment: this is a test comment
    options:
      - name: domain-name
        value: ansible.com
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: remove a ipv4 dhcp fixed address
  nios_fixed_address:
    name: ipv4_fixed
    ipaddr: 192.168.10.1
    mac: 08:6d:41:e8:fd:e8
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    network_view: default
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Status

Authors

  • Sumit Jaiswal (@sjaiswal)

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