networktocode.nautobot.circuit module – Create, update or delete circuits within Nautobot

Note

This module is part of the networktocode.nautobot collection (version 5.2.1).

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install networktocode.nautobot. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: networktocode.nautobot.circuit.

New in networktocode.nautobot 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes circuits from Nautobot

Requirements

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

  • pynautobot

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_version

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 4.1.0

API Version Nautobot REST API

cid

string / required

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The circuit id of the circuit

circuit_type

any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The circuit type of the circuit

comments

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

Comments related to circuit

commit_rate

integer

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

Commit rate of the circuit (Kbps)

custom_fields

dictionary

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

Must exist in Nautobot and in key/value format

description

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

Description of the circuit

install_date

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The date the circuit was installed. e.g. YYYY-MM-DD

provider

any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The provider of the circuit

query_params

list / elements=string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

This can be used to override the specified values in ALLOWED_QUERY_PARAMS that is defined

in plugins/module_utils/utils.py and provides control to users on what may make

an object unique in their environment.

state

string

Use present or absent for adding or removing.

Choices:

status

any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The status of the circuit

Required if state=present and does not exist yet

tags

list / elements=any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

Any tags that this item may need to be associated with

tenant

any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The tenant assigned to the circuit

token

string / required

The token created within Nautobot to authorize API access

Can be omitted if the NAUTOBOT_TOKEN environment variable is configured.

url

string / required

The URL of the Nautobot instance resolvable by the Ansible host (for example: http://nautobot.example.com:8000)

Can be omitted if the NAUTOBOT_URL environment variable is configured.

validate_certs

any

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Can be omitted if the NAUTOBOT_VALIDATE_CERTS environment variable is configured.

Default: :ansible-option-default:`true`

Notes

Note

  • Tags should be defined as a YAML list

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

- name: "Test Nautobot modules"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False

  tasks:
    - name: Create circuit within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.circuit:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        cid: Test Circuit
        provider: Test Provider
        circuit_type: Test Circuit Type
        status: active
        state: present

    - name: Update circuit with other fields
      networktocode.nautobot.circuit:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
        cid: Test-Circuit-1000
        provider: Test Provider
        circuit_type: Test Circuit Type
        status: Active
        tenant: Test Tenant
        install_date: "2018-12-25"
        commit_rate: 10000
        description: Test circuit
        comments: "FAST CIRCUIT"
        state: present

    - name: Delete circuit within nautobot
      networktocode.nautobot.circuit:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        cid: Test-Circuit-1000
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

circuit

dictionary

Serialized object as created or already existent within Nautobot

Returned: success (when state=present)

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)