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os_port - Add/Update/Delete ports from an OpenStack cloud.

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Add, Update or Remove ports from an OpenStack cloud. A state of ‘present’ will ensure the port is created or updated if required.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7
  • openstacksdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
admin_state_up
Sets admin state.
allowed_address_pairs
Allowed address pairs list. Allowed address pairs are supported with dictionary structure. e.g. allowed_address_pairs: - ip_address: 10.1.0.12 mac_address: ab:cd:ef:12:34:56 - ip_address: ...
api_timeout
How long should the socket layer wait before timing out for API calls. If this is omitted, nothing will be passed to the requests library.
auth
Dictionary containing auth information as needed by the cloud's auth plugin strategy. For the default password plugin, this would contain auth_url, username, password, project_name and any information about domains if the cloud supports them. For other plugins, this param will need to contain whatever parameters that auth plugin requires. This parameter is not needed if a named cloud is provided or OpenStack OS_* environment variables are present.
auth_type
Name of the auth plugin to use. If the cloud uses something other than password authentication, the name of the plugin should be indicated here and the contents of the auth parameter should be updated accordingly.
availability_zone
Ignored. Present for backwards compatibility
cacert
A path to a CA Cert bundle that can be used as part of verifying SSL API requests.
cert
A path to a client certificate to use as part of the SSL transaction.
cloud
Named cloud or cloud config to operate against. If cloud is a string, it references a named cloud config as defined in an OpenStack clouds.yaml file. Provides default values for auth and auth_type. This parameter is not needed if auth is provided or if OpenStack OS_* environment variables are present. If cloud is a dict, it contains a complete cloud configuration like would be in a section of clouds.yaml.
device_id
Device ID of device using this port.
device_owner
The ID of the entity that uses this port.
extra_dhcp_opts
Extra dhcp options to be assigned to this port. Extra options are supported with dictionary structure. e.g. extra_dhcp_opts: - opt_name: opt name1 opt_value: value1 - opt_name: ...
fixed_ips
Desired IP and/or subnet for this port. Subnet is referenced by subnet_id and IP is referenced by ip_address.
interface
(added in 2.3)
    Choices:
  • public ←
  • internal
  • admin
Endpoint URL type to fetch from the service catalog.

aliases: endpoint_type
key
A path to a client key to use as part of the SSL transaction.
mac_address
MAC address of this port.
name
Name that has to be given to the port.
network
required
Network ID or name this port belongs to.
no_security_groups Default:
no
Do not associate a security group with this port.
region_name
Name of the region.
security_groups
Security group(s) ID(s) or name(s) associated with the port (comma separated string or YAML list)
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Should the resource be present or absent.
timeout Default:
180
How long should ansible wait for the requested resource.
verify
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether or not SSL API requests should be verified. Before 2.3 this defaulted to True.

aliases: validate_certs
wait
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Should ansible wait until the requested resource is complete.

Notes

Note

  • The standard OpenStack environment variables, such as OS_USERNAME may be used instead of providing explicit values.
  • Auth information is driven by os-client-config, which means that values can come from a yaml config file in /etc/ansible/openstack.yaml, /etc/openstack/clouds.yaml or ~/.config/openstack/clouds.yaml, then from standard environment variables, then finally by explicit parameters in plays. More information can be found at http://docs.openstack.org/developer/os-client-config

Examples

# Create a port
- os_port:
    state: present
    auth:
      auth_url: https://identity.example.com
      username: admin
      password: admin
      project_name: admin
    name: port1
    network: foo

# Create a port with a static IP
- os_port:
    state: present
    auth:
      auth_url: https://identity.example.com
      username: admin
      password: admin
      project_name: admin
    name: port1
    network: foo
    fixed_ips:
      - ip_address: 10.1.0.21

# Create a port with No security groups
- os_port:
    state: present
    auth:
      auth_url: https://identity.example.com
      username: admin
      password: admin
      project_name: admin
    name: port1
    network: foo
    no_security_groups: True

# Update the existing 'port1' port with multiple security groups (version 1)
- os_port:
    state: present
    auth:
      auth_url: https://identity.example.com
      username: admin
      password: admin
      project_name: admin
    name: port1
    security_groups: 1496e8c7-4918-482a-9172-f4f00fc4a3a5,057d4bdf-6d4d-472...

# Update the existing 'port1' port with multiple security groups (version 2)
- os_port:
    state: present
    auth:
      auth_url: https://identity.example.com
      username: admin
      password: admin
      project_name: admin
    name: port1
    security_groups:
      - 1496e8c7-4918-482a-9172-f4f00fc4a3a5
      - 057d4bdf-6d4d-472...

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
admin_state_up
bool
success
Admin state up flag for this port.

allowed_address_pairs
list
success
Allowed address pairs with this port.

fixed_ips
list
success
Fixed ip(s) associated with this port.

id
string
success
Unique UUID.

name
string
success
Name given to the port.

network_id
string
success
Network ID this port belongs in.

security_groups
list
success
Security group(s) associated with this port.

status
string
success
Port's status.

tenant_id
string
success
Tenant id associated with this port.



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

  • Davide Agnello (@dagnello)

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