networktocode.nautobot.front_port module – Create, update or delete front ports 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.front_port.

New in version 1.0.0: of networktocode.nautobot

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes front ports 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

Description of the front port

device

raw / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The device the front port is attached to

name

string / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The name of the front port

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.

rear_port

raw / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The rear_port the front port is attached to

rear_port_position

integer

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The position of the rear port this front port is connected to

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 front port may need to be associated with

token

string / required

The token created within Nautobot to authorize API access

type

string / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The type of the front port

Choices:

  • 8p8c

  • 110-punch

  • bnc

  • mrj21

  • fc

  • lc

  • lc-apc

  • lsh

  • lsh-apc

  • mpo

  • mtrj

  • sc

  • sc-apc

  • st

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 front port within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.front_port:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Front Port
        device: Test Device
        type: bnc
        rear_port: Test Rear Port
        state: present

    - name: Update front port with other fields
      networktocode.nautobot.front_port:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Front Port
        device: Test Device
        type: bnc
        rear_port: Test Rear Port
        rear_port_position: 5
        description: front port description
        state: present

    - name: Delete front port within nautobot
      networktocode.nautobot.front_port:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Front Port
        device: Test Device
        type: bnc
        rear_port: Test Rear Port
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

front_port

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

  • Tobias Groß (@toerb)