New in version 2.1.
Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable
Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable
List of commands to send to the remote ios device over the configured provider. The resulting output from the command is returned. If the wait_for argument is provided, the module is not returned until the condition is satisfied or the number of retries has expired.
Configures the interval in seconds to wait between retries of the command. If the command does not pass the specified conditions, the interval indicates how long to wait before trying the command again.
(added in 2.2)
The match argument is used in conjunction with the wait_for argument to specify the match policy. Valid values are
A dict object containing connection details.
Specifies the number of retries a command should by tried before it is considered failed. The command is run on the target device every retry and evaluated against the wait_for conditions.
(added in 2.2)
List of conditions to evaluate against the output of the command. The task will wait for each condition to be true before moving forward. If the conditional is not true within the configured number of retries, the task fails. See examples.
tasks: - name: run show version on remote devices ios_command: commands: show version - name: run show version and check to see if output contains IOS ios_command: commands: show version wait_for: result contains IOS - name: run multiple commands on remote nodes ios_command: commands: - show version - show interfaces - name: run multiple commands and evaluate the output ios_command: commands: - show version - show interfaces wait_for: - result contains IOS - result contains Loopback0
Common return values are documented here Return Values, the following are the fields unique to this module:
|stdout_lines||The value of stdout split into a list||always apart from low level errors (such as action plugin)||list||[['...', '...'], ['...'], ['...']]|
|stdout||The set of responses from the commands||always apart from low level errors (such as action plugin)||list||['...', '...']|
|failed_conditions||The list of conditionals that have failed||failed||list||['...', '...']|
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