Get Network Details activity

The Get Network Details activity retrieves the information about a specific network on an Infoblox server.

The network activities use the REST Web Service activity designer template to manage network addresses using an Infoblox DDI Grid Server. These activities are configured to use a MID Server with REST capabilities.

To access this activity in the workflow editor, select the Custom tab, and then navigate to Custom Activities > Infoblox DDI > Network.

Input variables

Table 1. Get Network Details input variables
Variable Description
InfobloxServer Name of the Infoblox DDI Grid Server.
network Address of the network whose details you want to see.
restCredentials The sys_id of the REST credentials from the ServiceNow instance.

Output variables

The output variables from this activity are objects on the Infoblox server used to identify network details. For more information, refer to the Infoblox documentation.

Table 2. Get Network Details output variables
Variable Description
error Displays the message for any REST error encountered.
NetworkOptions The NetworkOptions array contains these attributes:
  • reference: Reference value for the network requested. This value is in the form of network/ZG5zLm5ldHdvcmskMTAuMS4wLjAvMTYvMA:
  • options: The options array contains these attributes:
    • name: Name of the network option returned, such as domain-name-server.
    • num: Index number of the option. For example, the index for domain-name-server is 6.
    • use_option: Indicates whether a DHCP option is used at that level in the network heirarchy. Set this value to True to override the Grid Level DHCP option with this option at the network level.
    • value: Value to use for this option. For example, the value for the domain-name-server option is the IP address of the server machine.
    • vendor_class: The class of the network object. The options are DHCP, DNS, or IPAM.


Table 3. Get Network Details conditions
Variable Description
Success Activity successfully retrieved network details from the Infoblox server.
Failure Activity failed to retrieve network details from the Infoblox server.