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nios_network – Configure Infoblox NIOS network object

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of network objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS network objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.
  • 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.
container
boolean
added in 2.8
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If set to true it'll create the network container to be added or removed from the system.
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.
network
- / required
Specifies the network to add or remove from the system. The value should use CIDR notation.

aliases: name, cidr
network_view
- / required
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. The standard options are router, router-templates, domain-name-servers, domain-name, broadcast-address, broadcast-address-offset, dhcp-lease-time, and dhcp6.name-servers.
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 a network ipv4
  nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    comment: this is a test comment
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: configure a network ipv6
  nios_network:
    network: fe80::/64
    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 network ipv4
  nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    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 network ipv4
  nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: configure a ipv4 network container
  nios_network:
    network: 192.168.10.0/24
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: configure a ipv6 network container
  nios_network:
    network: fe80::/64
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local
- name: remove a ipv4 network container
  nios_network:
    networkr: 192.168.10.0/24
    container: true
    comment: test network container
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Status

Authors

  • Peter Sprygada (@privateip)

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