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junos_facts - Collect facts from remote devices running Juniper Junos

New in version 2.1.

Synopsis

  • Collects fact information from a remote device running the Junos operating system. By default, the module will collect basic fact information from the device to be included with the hostvars. Additional fact information can be collected based on the configured set of arguments.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
gather_subset
(added in 2.3)
no !config
When supplied, this argument will restrict the facts collected to a given subset. Possible values for this argument include all, hardware, config, and interfaces. Can specify a list of values to include a larger subset. Values can also be used with an initial ! to specify that a specific subset should not be collected.
provider
no
A dict object containing connection details.
Dictionary object provider
parameter required default choices comments
username
no
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
host
yes
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
ssh_keyfile
no
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
no 10
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
password
no
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
no 22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device. The port value will default to the well known SSH port of 22 (for transport=cli) or port 830 (for transport=netconf) device.

Examples

- name: collect default set of facts
  junos_facts:

- name: collect default set of facts and configuration
  junos_facts:
    gather_subset: config

Return Values

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

name description returned type sample
ansible_facts Returns the facts collect from the device always dict


Status

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