bigip_device_group_member – Manages members in a device group

New in version 1.0.0.

Synopsis

  • Manages members in a device group. Members in a device group can only be added or removed, never updated. This is because the members are identified by unique name values and changing that name would invalidate the uniqueness.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
device_group
string / required
The device group to which you want to add the member.
name
string / required
Specifies the name of the device that you want to add to the device group. Often this will be the hostname of the device. This member must be trusted by the device already. Trusting can be done with the bigip_device_trust module and the peer_hostname option to that module.
provider
dictionary
added in 1.0.0
A dict object containing connection details.
auth_provider
string
Configures the auth provider for to obtain authentication tokens from the remote device.
This option is really used when working with BIG-IQ devices.
no_f5_teem
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If yes, TEEM telemetry data is not sent to F5.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_TEEM.
password
string / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
server
string / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
integer
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
timeout
integer
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
transport
string
    Choices:
  • rest ←
Configures the transport connection to use when connecting to the remote device.
user
string / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
When present, ensures the device group member exists.
When absent, ensures the device group member is removed.

Notes

Note

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage F5 Networks devices see https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/f5.
  • Requires BIG-IP software version >= 12.
  • The F5 modules only manipulate the running configuration of the F5 product. To ensure that BIG-IP specific configuration persists to disk, be sure to include at least one task that uses the f5networks.f5_modules.bigip_config module to save the running configuration. Refer to the module’s documentation for the correct usage of the module to save your running configuration.

Examples

- name: Add the current device to the "device_trust_group" device group
  bigip_device_group_member:
    name: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
    device_group: device_trust_group
    provider:
      password: secret
      server: lb.mydomain.com
      user: admin
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add the hosts in the current scope to "device_trust_group"
  bigip_device_group_member:
    name: "{{ item }}"
    device_group: device_trust_group
    provider:
      password: secret
      server: lb.mydomain.com
      user: admin
  loop: "{{ hostvars.keys() }}"
  run_once: true
  delegate_to: localhost

Status

Authors

  • Tim Rupp (@caphrim007)
  • Wojciech Wypior (@wojtek0806)