» nsxt_ns_group

This resource provides a method to create and manage a network and security (NS) group in NSX. A NS group is used to group other objects into collections for application of other settings.

» Example Usage

resource "nsxt_ns_group" "group2" {
  description  = "NG provisioned by Terraform"
  display_name = "NG"

  member {
    target_type = "NSGroup"
    value       = "${nsxt_ns_group.group1.id}"

  membership_criteria {
    target_type = "LogicalPort"
    scope       = "XXX"
    tag         = "YYY"

  tag {
    scope = "color"
    tag   = "blue"

» Argument Reference

The following arguments are supported:

  • description - (Optional) Description of this resource.
  • display_name - (Optional) The display name of this resource. Defaults to ID if not set.
  • tag - (Optional) A list of scope + tag pairs to associate with this NS group.
  • member - (Optional) Reference to the direct/static members of the NSGroup. Can be ID based expressions only. VirtualMachine cannot be added as a static member.
    • target_type - (Required) Static member type, one of: NSGroup, IPSet, LogicalPort, LogicalSwitch, MACSet
    • value - (Required) Member ID
  • membership_criteria - (Optional) List of tag or ID expressions which define the membership criteria for this NSGroup. An object must satisfy at least one of these expressions to qualify as a member of this group.
    • target_type - (Required) Dynamic member type, one of: LogicalPort, LogicalSwitch, VirtualMachine.
    • scope - (Optional) Tag scope for matching dynamic members.
    • tag - (Optional) Tag value for matching dynamic members.

» Attributes Reference

In addition to arguments listed above, the following attributes are exported:

  • id - ID of the NS group.
  • revision - Indicates current revision number of the object as seen by NSX-T API server. This attribute can be useful for debugging.

» Importing

An existing networking and security group can be imported into this resource, via the following command:

terraform import nsxt_ns_group.group2 UUID

The above command imports the networking and security group named group2 with the NSX id UUID.