salt.states.bigip

A state module designed to enforce load-balancing configurations for F5 Big-IP entities.
maturity:develop
platform:f5_bigip_11.6
salt.states.bigip.add_pool_member(hostname, username, password, name, member)

A function to connect to a bigip device and add a new member to an existing pool.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to modify
member
The member to add to the pool
salt.states.bigip.create_monitor(hostname, username, password, monitor_type, name, **kwargs)

A function to connect to a bigip device and create a monitor.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
monitor_type
The type of monitor to create
name
The name of the monitor to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each monitor type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.create_node(hostname, username, password, name, address)

Create a new node if it does not already exist.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the node to create
address
The address of the node
salt.states.bigip.create_pool(hostname, username, password, name, members=None, allow_nat=None, allow_snat=None, description=None, gateway_failsafe_device=None, ignore_persisted_weight=None, ip_tos_to_client=None, ip_tos_to_server=None, link_qos_to_client=None, link_qos_to_server=None, load_balancing_mode=None, min_active_members=None, min_up_members=None, min_up_members_action=None, min_up_members_checking=None, monitor=None, profiles=None, queue_depth_limit=None, queue_on_connection_limit=None, queue_time_limit=None, reselect_tries=None, service_down_action=None, slow_ramp_time=None)

Create a new node if it does not already exist.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to create
members
List of members to be added to the pool
allow_nat
[yes | no]
allow_snat
[yes | no]
description
[string]
gateway_failsafe_device
[string]
ignore_persisted_weight
[enabled | disabled]
ip_tos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
ip_tos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
load_balancing_mode
[dynamic-ratio-member | dynamic-ratio-node | fastest-app-response | fastest-node | least-connections-members | least-connections-node | least-sessions | observed-member | observed-node | predictive-member | predictive-node | ratio-least-connections-member | ratio-least-connections-node | ratio-member | ratio-node | ratio-session | round-robin | weighted-least-connections-member | weighted-least-connections-node]
min_active_members
[integer]
min_up_members
[integer]
min_up_members_action
[failover | reboot | restart-all]
min_up_members_checking
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[name]
profiles
[none | profile_name]
queue_depth_limit
[integer]
queue_on_connection_limit
[enabled | disabled]
queue_time_limit
[integer]
reselect_tries
[integer]
service_down_action
[drop | none | reselect | reset]
slow_ramp_time
[integer]
salt.states.bigip.create_profile(hostname, username, password, profile_type, name, **kwargs)

A function to connect to a bigip device and create a profile.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
profile_type
The type of profile to create
name
The name of the profile to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each profile type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

Special Characters |, , and : must be escaped using \ when used within strings.

salt.states.bigip.create_virtual(hostname, username, password, name, destination, pool=None, address_status=None, auto_lasthop=None, bwc_policy=None, cmp_enabled=None, connection_limit=None, dhcp_relay=None, description=None, fallback_persistence=None, flow_eviction_policy=None, gtm_score=None, ip_forward=None, ip_protocol=None, internal=None, twelve_forward=None, last_hop_pool=None, mask=None, mirror=None, nat64=None, persist=None, profiles=None, policies=None, rate_class=None, rate_limit=None, rate_limit_mode=None, rate_limit_dst=None, rate_limit_src=None, rules=None, related_rules=None, reject=None, source=None, source_address_translation=None, source_port=None, virtual_state=None, traffic_classes=None, translate_address=None, translate_port=None, vlans=None)

A function to connect to a bigip device and create a virtual server if it does not already exists.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the virtual to create
destination
[ [virtual_address_name:port] | [ipv4:port] | [ipv6.port] ]
pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
address_status
[yes | no]
auto_lasthop
[default | enabled | disabled ]
bwc_policy
[none] | string]
cmp_enabled
[yes | no]
dhcp_relay
[yes | no}
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
state
[disabled | enabled]
fallback_persistence
[none | [profile name] ]
flow_eviction_policy
[none | [eviction policy name] ]
gtm_score
[integer]
ip_forward
[yes | no]
ip_protocol
[any | protocol]
internal
[yes | no]
twelve_forward(12-forward)
[yes | no]
last_hop-pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
mask
{ [ipv4] | [ipv6] }
mirror
{ [disabled | enabled | none] }
nat64
[enabled | disabled]
persist
[list]
profiles
[none | default | list ]
policies
[none | default | list ]
rate_class
[name]
rate_limit
[integer]
rate_limit-mode
[destination | object | object-destination | object-source | object-source-destination | source | source-destination]
rate_limit-dst
[integer]
rate_limit-src
[integer]
rules
[none | list ]
related_rules
[none | list ]
reject
[yes | no]
source
{ [ipv4[/prefixlen]] | [ipv6[/prefixlen]] }
source_address_translation
[none | snat:pool_name | lsn | automap | dictionary ]
source_port
[change | preserve | preserve-strict]
state
[enabled | disabled]
traffic_classes
[none | default | list ]
translate_address
[enabled | disabled]
translate_port
[enabled | disabled]
vlans

[none | default | dictionary]

vlan_ids
[ list]
enabled
[ true | false ]
salt.states.bigip.delete_monitor(hostname, username, password, monitor_type, name)

Modify an existing monitor. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
monitor_type
The type of monitor to create
name
The name of the monitor to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each monitor type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.delete_node(hostname, username, password, name)

Delete an existing node.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the node which will be deleted.
salt.states.bigip.delete_pool(hostname, username, password, name)

Delete an existing pool.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool which will be deleted
salt.states.bigip.delete_pool_member(hostname, username, password, name, member)

Delete an existing pool member.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to be modified
member
The name of the member to delete from the pool
salt.states.bigip.delete_profile(hostname, username, password, profile_type, name)

Modify an existing profile. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
profile_type
The type of profile to create
name
The name of the profile to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each profile type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.delete_virtual(hostname, username, password, name)

Delete an existing virtual.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the virtual which will be deleted
salt.states.bigip.list_monitor(hostname, username, password, monitor_type, name)

A function to list an existing monitor.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
monitor_type
The type of monitor to list
name
The name of the monitor to list
salt.states.bigip.list_node(hostname, username, password, name)

A function to connect to a bigip device and list a specific node.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the node to list.
salt.states.bigip.list_pool(hostname, username, password, name)

A function to connect to a bigip device and list a specific pool.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to list.
salt.states.bigip.list_profile(hostname, username, password, profile_type, name)

A function to list an existing profile.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
profile_type
The type of profile to list
name
The name of the profile to list
salt.states.bigip.list_virtual(hostname, username, password, name)

A function to list a specific virtual.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the virtual to list
salt.states.bigip.manage_monitor(hostname, username, password, monitor_type, name, **kwargs)

Create a new monitor if a monitor of this type and name does not already exists. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
monitor_type
The type of monitor to create
name
The name of the monitor to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each monitor type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.manage_node(hostname, username, password, name, address, connection_limit=None, description=None, dynamic_ratio=None, logging=None, monitor=None, rate_limit=None, ratio=None, session=None, node_state=None)

Manages a node of a given bigip device. If the node does not exist it will be created, otherwise, only the properties which are different than the existing will be updated.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the node to manage.
address
The address of the node
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
dynam
c_ratio: [integer]
logging
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[[name] | none | default]
rate_limit
[integer]
ratio
[integer]
session
[user-enabled | user-disabled]
node_state (state)
[user-down | user-up ]
salt.states.bigip.manage_pool(hostname, username, password, name, allow_nat=None, allow_snat=None, description=None, gateway_failsafe_device=None, ignore_persisted_weight=None, ip_tos_to_client=None, ip_tos_to_server=None, link_qos_to_client=None, link_qos_to_server=None, load_balancing_mode=None, min_active_members=None, min_up_members=None, min_up_members_action=None, min_up_members_checking=None, monitor=None, profiles=None, queue_depth_limit=None, queue_on_connection_limit=None, queue_time_limit=None, reselect_tries=None, service_down_action=None, slow_ramp_time=None)

Create a new pool if it does not already exist. Pool members are managed separately. Only the parameters specified are enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to create
allow_nat
[yes | no]
allow_snat
[yes | no]
description
[string]
gateway_failsafe_device
[string]
ignore_persisted_weight
[enabled | disabled]
ip_tos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
ip_tos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
load_balancing_mode
[dynamic-ratio-member | dynamic-ratio-node | fastest-app-response | fastest-node | least-connections-members | least-connections-node | least-sessions | observed-member | observed-node | predictive-member | predictive-node | ratio-least-connections-member | ratio-least-connections-node | ratio-member | ratio-node | ratio-session | round-robin | weighted-least-connections-member | weighted-least-connections-node]
min_active_members
[integer]
min_up_members
[integer]
min_up_members_action
[failover | reboot | restart-all]
min_up_members_checking
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[name]
profiles
[none | profile_name]
queue_depth_limit
[integer]
queue_on_connection_limit
[enabled | disabled]
queue_time_limit
[integer]
reselect_tries
[integer]
service_down_action
[drop | none | reselect | reset]
slow_ramp_time
[integer]
salt.states.bigip.manage_pool_members(hostname, username, password, name, members)

Manage the members of an existing pool. This function replaces all current pool members. Only the parameters specified are enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to modify
members
list of pool members to manage.
salt.states.bigip.manage_profile(hostname, username, password, profile_type, name, **kwargs)

Create a new profile if a monitor of this type and name does not already exists. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
profile_type
The type of profile to create
name
The name of the profile to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each profile type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.manage_virtual(hostname, username, password, name, destination, pool=None, address_status=None, auto_lasthop=None, bwc_policy=None, cmp_enabled=None, connection_limit=None, dhcp_relay=None, description=None, fallback_persistence=None, flow_eviction_policy=None, gtm_score=None, ip_forward=None, ip_protocol=None, internal=None, twelve_forward=None, last_hop_pool=None, mask=None, mirror=None, nat64=None, persist=None, profiles=None, policies=None, rate_class=None, rate_limit=None, rate_limit_mode=None, rate_limit_dst=None, rate_limit_src=None, rules=None, related_rules=None, reject=None, source=None, source_address_translation=None, source_port=None, virtual_state=None, traffic_classes=None, translate_address=None, translate_port=None, vlans=None)

Manage a virtual server. If a virtual does not exists it will be created, otherwise only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the virtual to create
destination
[ [virtual_address_name:port] | [ipv4:port] | [ipv6.port] ]
pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
address_status
[yes | no]
auto_lasthop
[default | enabled | disabled ]
bwc_policy
[none] | string]
cmp_enabled
[yes | no]
dhcp_relay
[yes | no}
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
state
[disabled | enabled]
fallback_persistence
[none | [profile name] ]
flow_eviction_policy
[none | [eviction policy name] ]
gtm_score
[integer]
ip_forward
[yes | no]
ip_protocol
[any | protocol]
internal
[yes | no]
twelve_forward(12-forward)
[yes | no]
last_hop-pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
mask
{ [ipv4] | [ipv6] }
mirror
{ [disabled | enabled | none] }
nat64
[enabled | disabled]
persist
[list]
profiles
[none | default | list ]
policies
[none | default | list ]
rate_class
[name]
rate_limit
[integer]
rate_limit-mode
[destination | object | object-destination | object-source | object-source-destination | source | source-destination]
rate_limit-dst
[integer]
rate_limit-src
[integer]
rules
[none | list ]
related_rules
[none | list ]
reject
[yes | no]
source
{ [ipv4[/prefixlen]] | [ipv6[/prefixlen]] }
source_address_translation
[none | snat:pool_name | lsn | automap | dictionary ]
source_port
[change | preserve | preserve-strict]
state
[enabled | disabled]
traffic_classes
[none | default | list ]
translate_address
[enabled | disabled]
translate_port
[enabled | disabled]
vlans

[none | default | dictionary]

vlan_ids
[ list]
enabled
[ true | false ]
salt.states.bigip.modify_monitor(hostname, username, password, monitor_type, name, **kwargs)

Modify an existing monitor. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
monitor_type
The type of monitor to create
name
The name of the monitor to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each monitor type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.modify_node(hostname, username, password, name, connection_limit=None, description=None, dynamic_ratio=None, logging=None, monitor=None, rate_limit=None, ratio=None, session=None, node_state=None)

Modify an existing node. Only a node which already exists will be modified and only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the node to modify
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
dynamic_ratio
[integer]
logging
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[[name] | none | default]
rate_limit
[integer]
ratio
[integer]
session
[user-enabled | user-disabled]
node_state (state)
[user-down | user-up ]
salt.states.bigip.modify_pool(hostname, username, password, name, allow_nat=None, allow_snat=None, description=None, gateway_failsafe_device=None, ignore_persisted_weight=None, ip_tos_to_client=None, ip_tos_to_server=None, link_qos_to_client=None, link_qos_to_server=None, load_balancing_mode=None, min_active_members=None, min_up_members=None, min_up_members_action=None, min_up_members_checking=None, monitor=None, profiles=None, queue_depth_limit=None, queue_on_connection_limit=None, queue_time_limit=None, reselect_tries=None, service_down_action=None, slow_ramp_time=None)

Modify an existing pool. Pool members are managed separately. Only the parameters specified are enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to create
allow_nat
[yes | no]
allow_snat
[yes | no]
description
[string]
gateway_failsafe_device
[string]
ignore_persisted_weight
[enabled | disabled]
ip_tos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
ip_tos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_client
[pass-through | [integer]]
link_qos_to_server
[pass-through | [integer]]
load_balancing_mode
[dynamic-ratio-member | dynamic-ratio-node | fastest-app-response | fastest-node | least-connections-members | least-connections-node | least-sessions | observed-member | observed-node | predictive-member | predictive-node | ratio-least-connections-member | ratio-least-connections-node | ratio-member | ratio-node | ratio-session | round-robin | weighted-least-connections-member | weighted-least-connections-node]
min_active_members
[integer]
min_up_members
[integer]
min_up_members_action
[failover | reboot | restart-all]
min_up_members_checking
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[name]
profiles
[none | profile_name]
queue_depth_limit
[integer]
queue_on_connection_limit
[enabled | disabled]
queue_time_limit
[integer]
reselect_tries
[integer]
service_down_action
[drop | none | reselect | reset]
slow_ramp_time
[integer]
salt.states.bigip.modify_pool_member(hostname, username, password, name, member, connection_limit=None, description=None, dynamic_ratio=None, inherit_profile=None, logging=None, monitor=None, priority_group=None, profiles=None, rate_limit=None, ratio=None, session=None, member_state=None)

A function to connect to a bigip device and modify a member of an existing pool.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the pool to modify
member
The member modify
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
dynamic_ratio
[integer]
inherit_profile
[enabled | disabled]
logging
[enabled | disabled]
monitor
[name]
priority_group
[integer]
profiles
[none | profile_name]
rate_limit
[integer]
ratio
[integer]
session
[user-enabled | user-disabled]
member_state (state)
[ user-up | user-down ]
salt.states.bigip.modify_profile(hostname, username, password, profile_type, name, **kwargs)

Modify an existing profile. If it does exists, only the parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
profile_type
The type of profile to create
name
The name of the profile to create
kwargs

[ arg=val ] ...

Consult F5 BIGIP user guide for specific options for each monitor type. Typically, tmsh arg names are used.

salt.states.bigip.modify_virtual(hostname, username, password, name, destination, pool=None, address_status=None, auto_lasthop=None, bwc_policy=None, cmp_enabled=None, connection_limit=None, dhcp_relay=None, description=None, fallback_persistence=None, flow_eviction_policy=None, gtm_score=None, ip_forward=None, ip_protocol=None, internal=None, twelve_forward=None, last_hop_pool=None, mask=None, mirror=None, nat64=None, persist=None, profiles=None, policies=None, rate_class=None, rate_limit=None, rate_limit_mode=None, rate_limit_dst=None, rate_limit_src=None, rules=None, related_rules=None, reject=None, source=None, source_address_translation=None, source_port=None, virtual_state=None, traffic_classes=None, translate_address=None, translate_port=None, vlans=None)

Modify an virtual server. modify an existing virtual. Only parameters specified will be enforced.

hostname
The host/address of the bigip device
username
The iControl REST username
password
The iControl REST password
name
The name of the virtual to create
destination
[ [virtual_address_name:port] | [ipv4:port] | [ipv6.port] ]
pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
address_status
[yes | no]
auto_lasthop
[default | enabled | disabled ]
bwc_policy
[none] | string]
cmp_enabled
[yes | no]
dhcp_relay
[yes | no}
connection_limit
[integer]
description
[string]
state
[disabled | enabled]
fallback_persistence
[none | [profile name] ]
flow_eviction_policy
[none | [eviction policy name] ]
gtm_score
[integer]
ip_forward
[yes | no]
ip_protocol
[any | protocol]
internal
[yes | no]
twelve_forward(12-forward)
[yes | no]
last_hop-pool
[ [pool_name] | none]
mask
{ [ipv4] | [ipv6] }
mirror
{ [disabled | enabled | none] }
nat64
[enabled | disabled]
persist
[list]
profiles
[none | default | list ]
policies
[none | default | list ]
rate_class
[name]
rate_limit
[integer]
rate_limit-mode
[destination | object | object-destination | object-source | object-source-destination | source | source-destination]
rate_limit_dst
[integer]
rate_limit_src
[integer]
rules
[none | list ]
related_rules
[none | list ]
reject
[yes | no]
source
{ [ipv4[/prefixlen]] | [ipv6[/prefixlen]] }
source_address_translation
[none | snat:pool_name | lsn | automap | dictionary ]
source_port
[change | preserve | preserve-strict]
state
[enabled | disabled]
traffic_classes
[none | default | list ]
translate_address
[enabled | disabled]
translate_port
[enabled | disabled]
vlans

[none | default | dictionary ]

vlan_ids
[ list]
enabled
[ true | false ]