netbox.netbox.netbox_circuit – Create, update or delete circuits within Netbox

Note

This plugin is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.1.1).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install netbox.netbox.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netbox.netbox.netbox_circuit.

New in version 0.1.0: of netbox.netbox

Synopsis

  • Creates, updates or removes circuits from Netbox

Requirements

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

  • pynetbox

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
data
dictionary / required
Defines the circuit configuration
cid
string / required
The circuit id of the circuit
circuit_type
raw
The circuit type of the circuit
comments
string
Comments related to circuit
commit_rate
integer
Commit rate of the circuit (Kbps)
custom_fields
dictionary
must exist in Netbox
description
string
Description of the circuit
install_date
string
The date the circuit was installed. e.g. YYYY-MM-DD
provider
raw
The provider of the circuit
status
raw
The status of the circuit
tags
list / elements=string
Any tags that the device may need to be associated with
tenant
raw
The tenant assigned to the circuit
netbox_token
string / required
The token created within Netbox to authorize API access
netbox_url
string / required
URL of the Netbox instance resolvable by Ansible control host
query_params
list / elements=string
This can be used to override the specified values in ALLOWED_QUERY_PARAMS that is defined
in plugins/module_utils/netbox_utils.py and provides control to users on what may make
an object unique in their environment.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
validate_certs
raw
Default:
"yes"
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • Tags should be defined as a YAML list

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

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

  tasks:
    - name: Create circuit within Netbox with only required information
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          cid: Test Circuit
          provider: Test Provider
          circuit_type: Test Circuit Type
        state: present

    - name: Update circuit with other fields
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_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 netbox
      netbox_circuit:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          cid: Test-Circuit-1000
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
circuit
dictionary
success (when state=present)
Serialized object as created or already existent within Netbox

msg
string
always
Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved



Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)