Someone asked me a few days ago if it would be possible to trigger Contrail operations via ansible. After a bit of looking around I did not locate anything already made so wanted to see for myself how doable this is. While keeping in mind that I never played with Python more than modifying a few things in scripts that I already found from others (I’m way better at reverse engineering and improving/changing what is already in place), I decided this would be a good challenge for starting things off.

As this was just my play as hobby from home and I desired to see if I can build something, the current module just does a few basic Virtual Network things:

  • Add a Virtual Network
  • Add to it route-targets, network, policy, subnets
  • Delete the Virtual Network

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Mihai Tanasescu

All Rounder and Jack of all trades (master of none? :) ).
Sailing the Cloud world with my fantastic team@Aviatrix, former Network, Systems Engineer (Cisco, Juniper, Linux, Openshift, Openstack).
A flavor of Security added to the mix (Offensive Security OSCE).
If there’s anything new and cool, then I like to learn about it. I’m also a fan of deep diving under the hood of a product to see what makes it tick as well as what breaks it.

Solutions Architect @ Aviatrix