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pn_vrouter - CLI command to create/delete/modify a vrouter.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Execute vrouter-create, vrouter-delete, vrouter-modify command.
  • Each fabric, cluster, standalone switch, or virtual network (VNET) can provide its tenants with a virtual router (vRouter) service that forwards traffic between networks and implements Layer 3 protocols.
  • vrouter-create creates a new vRouter service.
  • vrouter-delete deletes a vRouter service.
  • vrouter-modify modifies a vRouter service.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
pn_bgp_as
Specify the Autonomous System Number(ASN) if the vRouter runs Border Gateway Protocol(BGP).
pn_bgp_max_paths
Specify the maximum number of paths for BGP. This is a number between 1 and 255 or 0 to unset.
pn_bgp_options
Specify other BGP options as a whitespaces separated string within single quotes ''.
pn_bgp_redistribute
    Choices:
  • static
  • connected
  • rip
  • ospf
Specify how BGP routes are redistributed.
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_hw_vrrp_id
Specifies the VRRP ID for a hardware vrouter.
pn_name
required
Specify the name of the vRouter.
pn_ospf_options
Specify other OSPF options as a whitespaces separated string within single quotes ''.
pn_ospf_redistribute
    Choices:
  • static
  • connected
  • bgp
  • rip
Specify how OSPF routes are redistributed.
pn_rip_redistribute
    Choices:
  • static
  • connected
  • ospf
  • bgp
Specify how RIP routes are redistributed.
pn_router_id
Specify the vRouter IP address.
pn_router_type
    Choices:
  • hardware
  • software
Specify if the vRouter uses software or hardware.
Note that if you specify hardware as router type, you cannot assign IP addresses using DHCP. You must specify a static IP address.
pn_service_state
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Specify to enable or disable vRouter service.
pn_service_type
    Choices:
  • dedicated
  • shared
Specify if the vRouter is a dedicated or shared VNET service.
pn_vnet
Specify the name of the VNET.
Required for vrouter-create.
state
required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
  • update
State the action to perform. Use 'present' to create vrouter, 'absent' to delete vrouter and 'update' to modify vrouter.

Examples

- name: create vrouter
  pn_vrouter:
    state: 'present'
    pn_name: 'ansible-vrouter'
    pn_vnet: 'ansible-fab-global'
    pn_router_id: 208.74.182.1

- name: delete vrouter
  pn_vrouter:
    state: 'absent'
    pn_name: 'ansible-vrouter'

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 vrouter command.

stdout
list
always
The set of responses from the vrouter 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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