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vyos_static_route – Manage static IP routes on Vyatta VyOS network devices

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of static IP routes on Vyatta VyOS network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
admin_distance
-
Admin distance of the static route.
aggregate
-
List of static route definitions
mask
-
Network prefix mask of the static route.
next_hop
-
Next hop IP of the static route.
prefix
-
Network prefix of the static route. mask param should be ignored if prefix is provided with mask value prefix/mask.
provider
-
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the Network Guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
host
- / required
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
password
-
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
-
Default:
22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
-
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
-
Default:
10
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
username
-
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the static route configuration.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against VYOS 1.1.7
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the Ansible Network Guide

Examples

- name: configure static route
  vyos_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 24
    next_hop: 10.0.0.1

- name: configure static route prefix/mask
  vyos_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0/16
    next_hop: 10.0.0.1

- name: remove configuration
  vyos_static_route:
    prefix: 192.168.2.0
    mask: 16
    next_hop: 10.0.0.1
    state: absent

- name: configure aggregates of static routes
  vyos_static_route:
    aggregate:
      - { prefix: 192.168.2.0, mask: 24, next_hop: 10.0.0.1 }
      - { prefix: 192.168.3.0, mask: 16, next_hop: 10.0.2.1 }
      - { prefix: 192.168.3.0/16, next_hop: 10.0.2.1 }

- name: Remove static route collections
  vyos_static_route:
    aggregate:
      - { prefix: 172.24.1.0/24, next_hop: 192.168.42.64 }
      - { prefix: 172.24.3.0/24, next_hop: 192.168.42.64 }
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['set protocols static route 192.168.2.0/16 next-hop 10.0.0.1']


Status

Red Hat Support

More information about Red Hat’s support of this module is available from this Red Hat Knowledge Base article.

Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)

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