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Manage containers

Configure container on Cloudvision

cv_container manage containers on CloudVision:

  • Support creation/deletion of containers
  • Support devices binding to containers
  • Support configlets binding to containers

cv_container bases its actions on cv_facts results

The cv_container actions are based on cv_facts results:

  • Use intend approach
  • No declarative action

Inputs

Full documentation available in module section and a lab is available in the following repository

Input variables
  • Container Name
  • Parent container where to create container
  • Optional list of devices to attach to container
    • Devices must be already registered
    • Should not be in undefined container
  • Optional list of configlets to attach to container:
    • Configlets must be created previously
---
CVP_CONTAINERS:
  TEAM01:
    parent_container: Tenant
  TEAM01_DC:
    parent_container: TEAM01
  TEAM01_LEAFS:
    parent_container: TEAM01_DC
    configlets:
      - GLOBAL-ALIASES
  TEAM01_SPINES:
    parent_container: TEAM01_DC
    devices:
      - sw01
      - sw02
Module inputs
Required Inputs
  • cvp_facts: Facts from cv_facts
  • topology: Container topology
Optional inputs
  • mode: Define how to manage container available on CV and not in customer topology
    • merge (default)
    • delete
    • override
- name: lab04 - cv_container lab
  hosts: CloudVision
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  tasks:
    - name: "Gather CVP facts {{inventory_hostname}}"
      arista.cvp.cv_facts:
      register: CVP_FACTS
    - name: "Configure containers on {{inventory_hostname}}"
      arista.cvp.cv_container:
        cvp_facts: "{{CVP_FACTS.ansible_facts}}"
        topology: "{{CVP_CONTAINERS}}"

Module output

cv_container returns :

  • List of created containers
  • List of deleted containers
  • List of moved devices
  • List of attached configlets
  • List of CV tasks generated

Generated tasks can be consumed directly by cv_tasks.

{
    "changed": false,
    "data": {
        "attached_configlet": {
            "configlet_attached": 4,
            "list": [
                [
                    {
                        "config": "alias v10 show version",
                        "containers": [ ],
                        "devices": [ ],
                        "key": "configlet_885_1325820320363417",
                        "name": "alias",
                        "type": "Static"
                    }
                ]
            ],
            "taskIds": [
                "127"
            ]
        },
        "changed": true,
        "creation_result": {
            "containers_created": "4"
        },
        "deletion_result": {
            "containers_deleted": "1"
        },
        "moved_result": {
            "devices_moved": 3,
            "list": [
                "veos01",
                "veos02",
                "veos03"
            ],
            "taskIds": [
                "125",
                "126",
                "127"
            ]
        },
        "tasks": []
    },
    "failed": false
}

Last update: April 28, 2021


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