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nios_ptr_record – Configure Infoblox NIOS PTR records

New in version 2.7.

Synopsis

  • Adds and/or removes instances of PTR record objects from Infoblox NIOS servers. This module manages NIOS record:ptr objects using the Infoblox WAPI interface over REST.

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. Maximum 256 characters.
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.
ipv4addr
- / required
The IPv4 Address of the record. Mutually exclusive with the ipv6addr.

aliases: ipv4
ipv6addr
- / required
The IPv6 Address of the record. Mutually exclusive with the ipv4addr.

aliases: ipv6
name
-
The name of the DNS PTR record in FQDN format to add or remove from the system. The field is required only for an PTR object in Forward Mapping Zone.
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
ptrdname
- / required
The domain name of the DNS PTR record in FQDN format.
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.
ttl
-
Time To Live (TTL) value for the record. A 32-bit unsigned integer that represents the duration, in seconds, that the record is valid (cached). Zero indicates that the record should not be cached.
view
-
Sets the DNS view to associate this a record with. The DNS view must already be configured on the system

aliases: dns_view

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: Create a PTR Record
  nios_ptr_record:
    ipv4: 192.168.10.1
    ptrdname: host.ansible.com
    state: present
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

- name: Delete a PTR Record
  nios_ptr_record:
    ipv4: 192.168.10.1
    ptrdname: host.ansible.com
    state: absent
    provider:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname_short }}"
      username: admin
      password: admin
  connection: local

Status

Authors

  • Trebuchet Clement (@clementtrebuchet)

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