networktocode.nautobot.platform module – Create or delete platforms 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.platform.

New in networktocode.nautobot 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes platforms 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

description

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The description of the platform

manufacturer

any

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The manufacturer the platform will be tied to

name

string / required

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The name of the platform

napalm_args

dictionary

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The optional arguments used for NAPALM connections

napalm_driver

string

added in networktocode.nautobot 3.0.0

The name of the NAPALM driver to be used when using the NAPALM plugin

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:

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 platform within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.platform:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Platform
        state: present

    - name: Create platform within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.platform:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Platform All
        manufacturer: Test Manufacturer
        napalm_driver: ios
        napalm_args:
          global_delay_factor: 2
        state: present

    - name: Delete platform within nautobot
      networktocode.nautobot.platform:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        name: Test Platform
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

platform

dictionary

Serialized object as created or already existent within Nautobot

Returned: success (when state=present)

Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)