vmware_dvs_portgroup_facts – Gathers facts DVS portgroup configurations

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to gather facts about DVS portgroup configurations.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6
  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
datacenter
string / required
Name of the datacenter.
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
added in 2.5
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
show_network_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide network policies of DVS portgroup.
show_port_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide port policies of DVS portgroup.
show_teaming_policy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Show or hide teaming policies of DVS portgroup.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Notes

Note

  • Tested on vSphere 6.5

Examples

- name: Get facts about DVPG
  vmware_dvs_portgroup_facts:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_server }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_user }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_pass }}"
    validate_certs: no
    datacenter: "{{ datacenter_name }}"
  register: dvpg_facts

- name: Get number of ports for portgroup 'dvpg_001' in 'dvs_001'
  debug:
    msg: "{{ item.num_ports }}"
  with_items:
    - "{{ dvpg_facts.dvs_portgroup_facts['dvs_001'] | json_query(query) }}"
  vars:
    query: "[?portgroup_name=='dvpg_001']"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
dvs_portgroup_facts
dictionary
on success
metadata about DVS portgroup configuration

Sample:
{'dvs_0': [{'description': None, 'dvswitch_name': 'dvs_001', 'network_policy': {'forged_transmits': False, 'mac_changes': False, 'promiscuous': False}, 'num_ports': 8, 'port_policy': {'block_override': True, 'ipfix_override': False, 'live_port_move': False, 'network_rp_override': False, 'port_config_reset_at_disconnect': True, 'security_override': False, 'shaping_override': False, 'traffic_filter_override': False, 'uplink_teaming_override': False, 'vendor_config_override': False, 'vlan_override': False}, 'portgroup_name': 'dvpg_001', 'teaming_policy': {'inbound_policy': True, 'notify_switches': True, 'policy': 'loadbalance_srcid', 'rolling_order': False}, 'type': 'earlyBinding'}]}


Status

Authors

  • Abhijeet Kasurde (@Akasurde)

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