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openvswitch_db - Configure open vswitch database.

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Set column values in record in database table.

Requirements

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

  • ovs-vsctl >= 2.3.3

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
col
required
Identifies the column in the record.
key
Identifies the key in the record column, when the column is a map type.
record
required
Identifies the recoard in the table.
state
(added in 2.4)
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Configures the state of the key. When set to present, the key and value pair will be set on the record and when set to absent the key will not be set.
table
required
Identifies the table in the database.
timeout Default:
5
How long to wait for ovs-vswitchd to respond
value
required
Expected value for the table, record, column and key.

Examples

# Increase the maximum idle time to 50 seconds before pruning unused kernel
# rules.
- openvswitch_db:
    table: open_vswitch
    record: .
    col: other_config
    key: max-idle
    value: 50000

# Disable in band copy
- openvswitch_db:
    table: Bridge
    record: br-int
    col: other_config
    key: disable-in-band
    value: true

# Remove in band key
- openvswitch_db:
    state: present
    table: Bridge
    record: br-int
    col: other_config
    key: disable-in-band

# Mark port with tag 10
- openvswitch_db:
    table: Port
    record: port0
    col: tag
    value: 10

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 network which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Network Team. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Network Team, see here.

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

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