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netbox.netbox.netbox_tenant – Creates or removes tenants from Netbox

Note

This plugin is part of the netbox.netbox collection (version 3.3.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

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

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

New in version 0.1.0: of netbox.netbox

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes tenants from Netbox

Requirements

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

  • pynetbox

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cert
raw
Certificate path
data
dictionary / required
Defines the tenant configuration
comments
string
Comments for the tenant. This can be markdown syntax
custom_fields
dictionary
must exist in Netbox
description
string
The description of the tenant
name
string / required
Name of the tenant to be created
slug
string
URL-friendly unique shorthand
tags
list / elements=raw
Any tags that the tenant may need to be associated with
tenant_group
raw
Tenant group this tenant should be in
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 module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Create tenant within Netbox with only required information
      netbox_tenant:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Tenant ABC
        state: present

    - name: Delete tenant within netbox
      netbox_tenant:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Tenant ABC
        state: absent

    - name: Create tenant with all parameters
      netbox_tenant:
        netbox_url: http://netbox.local
        netbox_token: thisIsMyToken
        data:
          name: Tenant ABC
          tenant_group: Very Special Tenants
          description: ABC Incorporated
          comments: '### This tenant is super cool'
          slug: tenant_abc
          tags:
            - tagA
            - tagB
            - tagC
        state: present

Return Values

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

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

tenant
dictionary
on creation
Serialized object as created or already existent within Netbox



Authors

  • Amy Liebowitz (@amylieb)

© 2012–2018 Michael DeHaan
© 2018–2021 Red Hat, Inc.
Licensed under the GNU General Public License version 3.
https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/collections/netbox/netbox/netbox_tenant_module.html