networktocode.nautobot.device_bay module – Create, update or delete device bays within Nautobot

Note

This module is part of the networktocode.nautobot collection (version 3.4.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install networktocode.nautobot.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of networktocode.nautobot

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes device bays from Nautobot

Requirements

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

  • pynautobot

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

description

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The description of the device bay. This is supported on v2.6+ of Nautobot

device

raw

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The device the device bay will be associated to. The device type must be “parent”.

installed_device

raw

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The ddevice that will be installed into the bay. The device type must be “child”.

name

string / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The name of the device bay

query_params

list / elements=string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

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:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

tags

list / elements=raw

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Any tags that the device bay may need to be associated with

token

string / required

The token created within Nautobot to authorize API access

url

string / required

URL of the Nautobot instance resolvable by Ansible control host

validate_certs

raw

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

Default: “yes”

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 device bay within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.device_bay:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        device: Test Nexus One
        name: "Device Bay One"
        state: present

    - name: Add device into device bay
      networktocode.nautobot.device_bay:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        device: Test Nexus One
        name: "Device Bay One"
        description: "First child"
        installed_device: Test Nexus Child One
        state: absent

    - name: Delete device bay within nautobot
      networktocode.nautobot.device_bay:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Device Bay One
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

device_bay

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)