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ansible - bigip_pool_member: cannot add pool member from "Common" to pool "Test"

xbalaji
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Hi

I'm running into an issue when I create pool member in /Common and create a pool in /Test, I'm unable to add the pool members to the pool using ansible bigip_pool_member.

playbook

#
# Filename    : pooltest.yaml
# Date        : 20 Jul 2020
# Author      : Balaji Venkataraman (xbalaji)
# Description : playbook to configure bigip pool with members in different partition


- name: create bigip_pool and add members to it
  hosts: all
  connection: local
  gather_facts: False
  vars:
    remove_resources: false
    lx_pool_name: "xbltmpool"
    lx_provider:
      server: "{{inventory_hostname}}"
      user: "{{f5_username}}"
      password: "{{f5_password}}"
      validate_certs: False
      timeout: 30
    pool_members:
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-01.company.com"
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-02.company.com"

  tasks:
    - name: set create or delete flag
      delegate_to: localhost
      set_fact:
        lx_state: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}absent{% else %}present{% endif %}"
        lx_action: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}delete{% else %}create{% endif %}"

    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_node:
        name: "{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
        partition: "/Common"
        description: "ansible created LTM node - xbalaji"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"

    - name: "{{lx_action}} the pool"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        name: "{{lx_pool_name}}"
        partition: "/Test"
        lb_method: "round-robin"
        monitors:
          - "/Common/http"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"

    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members to {{lx_pool_name}} "
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool_member:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        pool: "{{lx_pool_name}}"
        partition: "/Test"
        name: "{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        port: "80"
        fqdn_auto_populate: "no"
        preserve_node: "yes"
        reuse_nodes: "yes"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"

output:


PLAY [create bigip_pool and add members to it] **********************************************************************************************************************

TASK [set create or delete flag] ************************************************************************************************************************************
ok: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com]

TASK [create pool members] ******************************************************************************************************************************************
changed: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com] => (item=xbltmpool-member-01.company.com)
changed: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com] => (item=xbltmpool-member-02.company.com)

TASK [create the pool] **********************************************************************************************************************************************
changed: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com]

TASK [create pool members to xbltmpool] *****************************************************************************************************************************
failed: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com] (item=xbltmpool-member-01.company.com) => {"ansible_loop_var": "item", "changed": false, "item": "xbltmpool-member-01.company.com", "msg": "01070734:3: Configuration error: FQDN Node (/Test/xbltmpool-member-01.company.com:xbltmpool-member-01.company.com) already exists as Node (/Common/xbltmpool-member-01.company.com)"}
failed: [f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com] (item=xbltmpool-member-02.company.com) => {"ansible_loop_var": "item", "changed": false, "item": "xbltmpool-member-02.company.com", "msg": "01070734:3: Configuration error: FQDN Node (/Test/xbltmpool-member-02.company.com:xbltmpool-member-02.company.com) already exists as Node (/Common/xbltmpool-member-02.company.com)"}

PLAY RECAP **********************************************************************************************************************************************************
f5adcfxioc01-apidev.net.pge.com : ok=3    changed=2    unreachable=0    failed=1    skipped=0    rescued=0    ignored=0

seeing the following error, can someone let me know if there is anything that needs to be changed or is this a known problem.

Thanks and Regards,

Balaji

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xbalaji
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  thanks for your reply on slack channel, here is the working playbook for anyone's future reference.

#
# Filename    : pooltest.yaml
# Author      : Balaji Venkataraman (xbalaji)
# Description : playbook to configure bigip pool with members in different partition
 
 
- name: create bigip_pool and add members to it
  hosts: all
  connection: local
  gather_facts: False
  vars:
    remove_resources: false
    lx_pool_name: "xbltmpool"
    lx_provider:
      server: "{{inventory_hostname}}"
      user: "{{f5_username}}"
      password: "{{f5_password}}"
      validate_certs: False
      timeout: 30
    pool_members:
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-01.company.com"
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-02.company.com"
 
  tasks:
    - name: set create or delete flag
      delegate_to: localhost
      set_fact:
        lx_state: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}absent{% else %}present{% endif %}"
        lx_action: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}delete{% else %}create{% endif %}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_node:
        name: "{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
        partition: "/Common"
        description: "ansible created LTM node - xbalaji"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} the pool"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        name: "{{lx_pool_name}}"
        partition: "/Test"
        lb_method: "round-robin"
        monitors:
          - "/Common/http"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members to {{lx_pool_name}} "
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool_member:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        pool: "/Test/{{lx_pool_name}}"
        name: "/Common/{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        port: "80"
        fqdn_auto_populate: "no"
        preserve_node: "yes"
        reuse_nodes: "yes"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"

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xbalaji
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  thanks for your reply on slack channel, here is the working playbook for anyone's future reference.

#
# Filename    : pooltest.yaml
# Author      : Balaji Venkataraman (xbalaji)
# Description : playbook to configure bigip pool with members in different partition
 
 
- name: create bigip_pool and add members to it
  hosts: all
  connection: local
  gather_facts: False
  vars:
    remove_resources: false
    lx_pool_name: "xbltmpool"
    lx_provider:
      server: "{{inventory_hostname}}"
      user: "{{f5_username}}"
      password: "{{f5_password}}"
      validate_certs: False
      timeout: 30
    pool_members:
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-01.company.com"
      - "{{lx_pool_name}}-member-02.company.com"
 
  tasks:
    - name: set create or delete flag
      delegate_to: localhost
      set_fact:
        lx_state: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}absent{% else %}present{% endif %}"
        lx_action: "{% if remove_resources|lower == 'true' %}delete{% else %}create{% endif %}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_node:
        name: "{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
        partition: "/Common"
        description: "ansible created LTM node - xbalaji"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} the pool"
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        name: "{{lx_pool_name}}"
        partition: "/Test"
        lb_method: "round-robin"
        monitors:
          - "/Common/http"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
 
    - name: "{{lx_action}} pool members to {{lx_pool_name}} "
      delegate_to: localhost
      bigip_pool_member:
        state: "{{lx_state}}"
        pool: "/Test/{{lx_pool_name}}"
        name: "/Common/{{item}}"
        fqdn: "{{item}}"
        port: "80"
        fqdn_auto_populate: "no"
        preserve_node: "yes"
        reuse_nodes: "yes"
        provider: "{{lx_provider}}"
      loop: "{{pool_members|flatten(1)}}"