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pn_trunk – CLI command to create/delete/modify a trunk.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Execute trunk-create or trunk-delete command.
  • Trunks can be used to aggregate network links at Layer 2 on the local switch. Use this command to create a new trunk.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
pn_broadcast_level
-
Specify a broadcast level in percent. The default value is 100%.
pn_clipassword
-
Provide login password if user is not root.
pn_cliswitch
-
Target switch(es) to run the cli on.
pn_cliusername
-
Provide login username if user is not root.
pn_description
-
Specify a description for the trunk configuration.
pn_edge_switch
-
Specify if the switch is an edge switch.
pn_egress_rate_limit
-
Specify an egress port data rate limit for the configuration.
pn_host
-
Host facing port control setting.
pn_jumbo
-
Specify if the port can receive jumbo frames.
pn_lacp_fallback
-
    Choices:
  • bundle
  • individual
Specify the LACP fallback mode as bundles or individual.
pn_lacp_fallback_timeout
-
Specify the LACP fallback timeout in seconds. The range is between 30 and 60 seconds with a default value of 50 seconds.
pn_lacp_mode
-
    Choices:
  • off
  • passive
  • active
Specify the LACP mode for the configuration.
pn_lacp_priority
-
Specify the LACP priority. This is a number between 1 and 65535 with a default value of 32768.
pn_lacp_timeout
-
    Choices:
  • slow
  • fast
Specify the LACP time out as slow (30 seconds) or fast (4seconds). The default value is slow.
pn_loopback
-
Specify loopback if you want to use loopback.
pn_loopvlans
-
Specify a list of looping vlans.
pn_mirror_receive
-
Specify if the configuration receives mirrored traffic.
pn_name
- / required
Specify the name for the trunk configuration.
pn_pause
-
Specify if pause frames are sent.
pn_port_macaddr
-
Specify the MAC address of the port.
pn_ports
-
Specify the port number(s) for the link(s) to aggregate into the trunk.
Required for trunk-create.
pn_routing
-
Specify if the port participates in routing on the network.
pn_speed
-
    Choices:
  • disable
  • 10m
  • 100m
  • 1g
  • 2.5g
  • 10g
  • 40g
Specify the port speed or disable the port.
pn_unknown_mcast_level
-
Specify an unknown multicast level in percent. The default value is 100%.
pn_unknown_ucast_level
-
Specify an unknown unicast level in percent. The default value is 100%.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
  • update
State the action to perform. Use 'present' to create trunk, 'absent' to delete trunk and 'update' to modify trunk.

Examples

- name: create trunk
  pn_trunk:
    state: 'present'
    pn_name: 'spine-to-leaf'
    pn_ports: '11,12,13,14'

- name: delete trunk
  pn_trunk:
    state: 'absent'
    pn_name: 'spine-to-leaf'

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
Indicates whether the CLI caused changes on the target.

command
string
always
The CLI command run on the target node(s).

stderr
list
on error
The set of error responses from the trunk command.

stdout
list
always
The set of responses from the trunk command.



Status

Authors

  • Pluribus Networks (@amitsi)

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