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pn_vlan - CLI command to create/delete a VLAN.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Execute vlan-create or vlan-delete command.
  • VLANs are used to isolate network traffic at Layer 2.The VLAN identifiers 0 and 4095 are reserved and cannot be used per the IEEE 802.1Q standard. The range of configurable VLAN identifiers is 2 through 4092.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
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 VLAN.
pn_ports
Specifies the switch network data port number, list of ports, or range of ports. Port numbers must ne in the range of 1 to 64.
pn_scope
    Choices:
  • fabric
  • local
Specify a scope for the VLAN.
Required for vlan-create.
pn_stats
Specify if you want to collect statistics for a VLAN. Statistic collection is enabled by default.
pn_untagged_ports
Specifies the ports that should have untagged packets mapped to the VLAN. Untagged packets are packets that do not contain IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tags.
pn_vlanid
required
Specify a VLAN identifier for the VLAN. This is a value between 2 and 4092.
state
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
State the action to perform. Use 'present' to create vlan and 'absent' to delete vlan.

Examples

- name: create a VLAN
  pn_vlan:
    state: 'present'
    pn_vlanid: 1854
    pn_scope: fabric

- name: delete VLANs
  pn_vlan:
    state: 'absent'
    pn_vlanid: 1854

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 vlan command.

stdout
list
always
The set of responses from the vlan 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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