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

Note

This module is part of the networktocode.nautobot collection (version 4.1.1).

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.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

api_version

string

added in 4.1.0 of networktocode.nautobot

API Version Nautobot REST API

description

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Description of the front port

device

any / 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

any / 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=any

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

any

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

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 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)