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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
bool
always
Indicates whether the CLI caused changes on the target.

command
str
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

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

  • Pluribus Networks (@amitsi)

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