salt.modules.network

Module for gathering and managing network information

salt.modules.network.active_tcp()

Return a dict containing information on all of the running TCP connections (currently linux and solaris only)

Changed in version 2015.8.4: Added support for SunOS

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.active_tcp
salt.modules.network.arp()

Return the arp table from the minion

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.arp
salt.modules.network.calc_net(ip_addr, netmask=None)

Returns the CIDR of a subnet based on an IP address (CIDR notation supported) and optional netmask.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.calc_net 172.17.0.5 255.255.255.240
salt '*' network.calc_net 2a02:f6e:a000:80:84d8:8332:7866:4e07/64

New in version 2015.8.0.

salt.modules.network.connect(host, port=None, **kwargs)

Test connectivity to a host using a particular port from the minion.

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.connect archlinux.org 80

salt '*' network.connect archlinux.org 80 timeout=3

salt '*' network.connect archlinux.org 80 timeout=3 family=ipv4

salt '*' network.connect google-public-dns-a.google.com port=53 proto=udp timeout=3
salt.modules.network.convert_cidr(cidr)

returns the network and subnet mask of a cidr addr

New in version 2016.3.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.convert_cidr 172.31.0.0/16
salt.modules.network.default_route(family=None)

Return default route(s) from routing table

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS (Solaris 10, Illumos, SmartOS)

Changed in version 2016.11.4: Added support for AIX

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.default_route
salt.modules.network.dig(host)

Performs a DNS lookup with dig

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.dig archlinux.org
salt.modules.network.get_bufsize(iface)

Return network buffer sizes as a dict (currently linux only)

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.get_bufsize eth0
salt.modules.network.get_fqdn()

Get fully qualified domain name

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.get_fqdn
salt.modules.network.get_hostname()

Get hostname

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.get_hostname
salt.modules.network.get_route(ip)

Return routing information for given destination ip

New in version 2015.5.3.

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS (Solaris 10, Illumos, SmartOS) Added support for OpenBSD

Changed in version 2016.11.4: Added support for AIX

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.get_route 10.10.10.10
salt.modules.network.hw_addr(iface)

Return the hardware address (a.k.a. MAC address) for a given interface

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.hw_addr eth0
salt.modules.network.hwaddr(iface)

This function is an alias of hw_addr.

Return the hardware address (a.k.a. MAC address) for a given interface

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.hw_addr eth0
salt.modules.network.ifacestartswith(cidr)

Retrieve the interface name from a specific CIDR

New in version 2016.11.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ifacestartswith 10.0
salt.modules.network.in_subnet(cidr)

Returns True if host is within specified subnet, otherwise False.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.in_subnet 10.0.0.0/16
salt.modules.network.interface(iface)

Return the inet address for a given interface

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.interface eth0
salt.modules.network.interface_ip(iface)

Return the inet address for a given interface

New in version 2014.7.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.interface_ip eth0
salt.modules.network.interfaces()

Return a dictionary of information about all the interfaces on the minion

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.interfaces
salt.modules.network.ip_addrs(interface=None, include_loopback=False, cidr=None, type=None)

Returns a list of IPv4 addresses assigned to the host. 127.0.0.1 is ignored, unless 'include_loopback=True' is indicated. If 'interface' is provided, then only IP addresses from that interface will be returned. Providing a CIDR via 'cidr="10.0.0.0/8"' will return only the addresses which are within that subnet. If 'type' is 'public', then only public addresses will be returned. Ditto for 'type'='private'.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ip_addrs
salt.modules.network.ip_addrs6(interface=None, include_loopback=False, cidr=None)

Returns a list of IPv6 addresses assigned to the host. ::1 is ignored, unless 'include_loopback=True' is indicated. If 'interface' is provided, then only IP addresses from that interface will be returned. Providing a CIDR via 'cidr="2000::/3"' will return only the addresses which are within that subnet.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ip_addrs6
salt.modules.network.ip_in_subnet(ip_addr, cidr)

Returns True if given IP is within specified subnet, otherwise False.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ip_in_subnet 172.17.0.4 172.16.0.0/12
salt.modules.network.ipaddrs(interface=None, include_loopback=False, cidr=None, type=None)

This function is an alias of ip_addrs.

Returns a list of IPv4 addresses assigned to the host. 127.0.0.1 is ignored, unless 'include_loopback=True' is indicated. If 'interface' is provided, then only IP addresses from that interface will be returned. Providing a CIDR via 'cidr="10.0.0.0/8"' will return only the addresses which are within that subnet. If 'type' is 'public', then only public addresses will be returned. Ditto for 'type'='private'.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ip_addrs
salt.modules.network.ipaddrs6(interface=None, include_loopback=False, cidr=None)

This function is an alias of ip_addrs6.

Returns a list of IPv6 addresses assigned to the host. ::1 is ignored, unless 'include_loopback=True' is indicated. If 'interface' is provided, then only IP addresses from that interface will be returned. Providing a CIDR via 'cidr="2000::/3"' will return only the addresses which are within that subnet.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ip_addrs6
salt.modules.network.iphexval(ip)

Retrieve the hexadecimal representation of an IP address

New in version 2016.11.0.

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.iphexval 10.0.0.1
salt.modules.network.is_loopback(ip_addr)

Check if the given IP address is a loopback address

New in version 2014.7.0.

Changed in version 2015.8.0: IPv6 support

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.is_loopback 127.0.0.1
salt.modules.network.is_private(ip_addr)

Check if the given IP address is a private address

New in version 2014.7.0.

Changed in version 2015.8.0: IPv6 support

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.is_private 10.0.0.3
salt.modules.network.mod_bufsize(iface, *args, **kwargs)

Modify network interface buffers (currently linux only)

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.mod_bufsize tx=<val> rx=<val> rx-mini=<val> rx-jumbo=<val>
salt.modules.network.mod_hostname(hostname)

Modify hostname

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS (Solaris 10, Illumos, SmartOS)

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.mod_hostname master.saltstack.com
salt.modules.network.netstat()

Return information on open ports and states

Note

On BSD minions, the output contains PID info (where available) for each netstat entry, fetched from sockstat/fstat output.

Changed in version 2014.1.4: Added support for OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and NetBSD

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS

Changed in version 2016.11.4: Added support for AIX

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.netstat
salt.modules.network.ping(host, timeout=False, return_boolean=False)

Performs an ICMP ping to a host

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.ping archlinux.org

New in version 2015.5.0.

Return a True or False instead of ping output.

salt '*' network.ping archlinux.org return_boolean=True

Set the time to wait for a response in seconds.

salt '*' network.ping archlinux.org timeout=3
salt.modules.network.reverse_ip(ip_addr)

Returns the reversed IP address

Changed in version 2015.8.0: IPv6 support

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.reverse_ip 172.17.0.4
salt.modules.network.routes(family=None)

Return currently configured routes from routing table

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS (Solaris 10, Illumos, SmartOS)

Changed in version 2016.11.4: Added support for AIX

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.routes
salt.modules.network.subnets(interfaces=None)

Returns a list of IPv4 subnets to which the host belongs

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.subnets
salt '*' network.subnets interfaces=eth1
salt.modules.network.subnets6()

Returns a list of IPv6 subnets to which the host belongs

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.subnets
salt.modules.network.traceroute(host)

Performs a traceroute to a 3rd party host

Changed in version 2015.8.0: Added support for SunOS

Changed in version 2016.11.4: Added support for AIX

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.traceroute archlinux.org
salt.modules.network.wol(mac, bcast=u'255.255.255.255', destport=9)

Send Wake On Lan packet to a host

CLI Example:

salt '*' network.wol 08-00-27-13-69-77
salt '*' network.wol 080027136977 255.255.255.255 7
salt '*' network.wol 08:00:27:13:69:77 255.255.255.255 7