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ce_netconf - Run an arbitrary netconf command on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Sends an arbitrary netconf command on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
cfg_xml
yes
The config xml string.
rpc
yes
  • get
  • edit-config
  • execute-action
  • execute-cli
The type of rpc.

Examples

- name: CloudEngine netconf test
  hosts: cloudengine
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: "Netconf get operation"
    ce_netconf:
      rpc: get
      cfg_xml: '<filter type="subtree">
                  <vlan xmlns="http://www.huawei.com/netconf/vrp" content-version="1.0" format-version="1.0">
                    <vlans>
                      <vlan>
                        <vlanId>10</vlanId>
                        <vlanif>
                          <ifName></ifName>
                          <cfgBand></cfgBand>
                          <dampTime></dampTime>
                        </vlanif>
                      </vlan>
                    </vlans>
                  </vlan>
                </filter>'
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Netconf edit-config operation"
    ce_netconf:
      rpc: edit-config
      cfg_xml: '<config>
                    <aaa xmlns="http://www.huawei.com/netconf/vrp" content-version="1.0" format-version="1.0">
                      <authenticationSchemes>
                        <authenticationScheme operation="create">
                          <authenSchemeName>default_wdz</authenSchemeName>
                          <firstAuthenMode>local</firstAuthenMode>
                          <secondAuthenMode>invalid</secondAuthenMode>
                        </authenticationScheme>
                      </authenticationSchemes>
                    </aaa>
                   </config>'
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Netconf execute-action operation"
    ce_netconf:
      rpc: execute-action
      cfg_xml: '<action>
                     <l2mc xmlns="http://www.huawei.com/netconf/vrp" content-version="1.0" format-version="1.0">
                       <l2McResetAllVlanStatis>
                         <addrFamily>ipv4unicast</addrFamily>
                       </l2McResetAllVlanStatis>
                     </l2mc>
                   </action>'
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here Return Values, the following are the fields unique to this module:

name description returned type sample
end_state k/v pairs of aaa params after module execution always dict {'result': ['ok']}
changed check to see if a change was made on the device always boolean True


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Support

This module is community maintained without core committer oversight.

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