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Infoblox DHCP activities

Infoblox DHCP activities

The Infoblox DHCP activities manage the IP addresses reserved for DHCP in your network.

Use these activities to reserve, list, or delete IP addresses that are used for DHCP assignment in your network.

DHCP Reserve IP v4 Address Range activity

The DHCP Reserve IP v4 Address Range activity reserves an IP address range for DHCP use.

The DHCP activities use the REST Web Service activity designer template to manage IP 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 > DHCP.

Input variables

Table 1. DHCP Reserve IP v4 Address Range input variables
Variable Description
InfobloxServer Name of the Infoblox DDI Grid Server.
startIpAddress Beginning IPv4 address of the range to reserve.
endIpAddress Ending IPv4 address of the range to reserve.
restCredentials The sys_id of the REST credentials from the ServiceNow instance.

Output variables

Table 2. DHCP Reserve IP v4 Address Range output variables
Variable Description
DHCPIpAddressRange Range of reserved IPv4 addresses.
error Displays the message for any REST error encountered.

Conditions

Table 3. DHCP Reserve IP v4 Address Range conditions
Variable Description
Success Activity successfully reserved the specified IPv4 address range.
Failure Activity failed to reserve the specified IPv4 address range.

DHCP Delete IP Reservation activity

The DHCP Delete IP Reservation activity deletes IP reservations in DHCP using either an IPv4 or IPv6 address range.

An automation can obtain an Infoblox DHCP object to delete from either of these activities:

The DHCP activities use the REST Web Service activity designer template to manage IP 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 > DHCP.

Input variables

Table 4. DHCP Delete IP Reservation input variables
Variable Description
InfobloxServer Name of the Infoblox DDI Grid Server.
ipToDelete IP address range to delete, in the form:

range/<encrypted code>:<start range>/<end range>/default

restCredentials The sys_id of the REST credentials from the ServiceNow instance.

Output variables

Table 5. DHCP Delete IP Reservation output variables
Variable Description
DHCPDeletedIpRange Range of deleted IP addresses.
error Displays the message for any REST error encountered.

Conditions

Table 6. DHCP Delete IP Reservation conditions
Variable Description
Success Activity successfully deleted the specified IP address range.
Failure Activity failed to delete the specified IP address range.

DHCP List IP Reservations activity

The DHCP List IP Reservations activity generates a list of all the DHCP range reservations on a specific InfoBlox server.

The DHCP activities use the REST Web Service activity designer template to manage IP 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 > DHCP.

Input variables

Table 7. DHCP List IP Reservations input variables
Variable Description
InfobloxServer Name of the Infoblox DDI Grid Server.
restCredentials The sys_id of the REST credentials from the ServiceNow instance.

Output variables

Table 8. DHCP List IP Reservations output variables
Variable Description
reference Reference value for an array of DHCP address ranges in this format: range/<encrypted code>:<start range>/<end range>/default
network Address of the network containing the IP address range.
network_view Routing doman associated with the network returned.

Conditions

Table 9. DHCP List IP Reservations conditions
Variables Description
Success Activity successfully returned an array of DHCP IP address ranges.
Failure Activity failed to return an array of DHCP IP address ranges.