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Configure container on Cloudvision (v3)

cv_container_v3 manages containers on CloudVision. It supports:

  • Creation and deletion of containers
  • Configlets binding to containers

Inputs

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

Input variables
  • Container name
  • Parent container name
  • Optional list of configlets to attach to container
    • The configlets must exist on the CVP server
---
CVP_CONTAINERS:
  TEAM01:
    parentContainerName: Tenant
  TEAM01_DC:
    parentContainerName: TEAM01
  TEAM01_LEAFS:
    parentContainerName: TEAM01_DC
    configlets:
      - GLOBAL-ALIASES
Module inputs
Required Inputs
  • topology: Container topology
Optional inputs
  • state: Keyword to define if we want to create (present) or delete (absent) the containers. Default is set to present.
  • apply_mode: Define how configlets configured to the containers are managed by ansible:
    • loose (default): Configure new configlets to containers and ignore configlet already configured but not listed.
    • strict: Configure new configlets to containers and remove configlet already configured but not listed.
- name: lab04 - cv_container lab
  hosts: CloudVision
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  tasks:
    - name: "Configure containers on {{inventory_hostname}}"
      arista.cvp.cv_container_v3:
        topology: "{{CVP_CONTAINERS}}"
        state: present
        apply_mode: loose

Module output

cv_container_v3 returns the list of:

  • attached configlets
  • detached configlets
  • created containers
  • deleted containers
  • CV tasks generated

Info

Generated tasks can be consumed directly by cv_tasks_v3.

  msg:
    changed: true
    configlets_attached:
      changed: true
      configlets_attached_count: 0
      configlets_attached_list:
      - TEAM01_LEAFS:GLOBAL-ALIASES
      diff: {}
      success: true
      taskIds:
      - '565'
    configlets_detached:
      changed: false
      configlets_detached_count: 0
      configlets_detached_list: []
      diff: {}
      success: true
      taskIds: []
    container_added:
      changed: false
      container_added_count: 0
      container_added_list: []
      diff: {}
      success: false
      taskIds: []
    container_deleted:
      changed: false
      container_deleted_count: 0
      container_deleted_list: []
      diff: {}
      success: false
      taskIds: []
    failed: false
    success: true
    taskIds:
    - '565'

Last update: April 28, 2021


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