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panos_check - check if PAN-OS device is ready for configuration

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Check if PAN-OS device is ready for being configured (no pending jobs).
  • The check could be done once or multiple times until the device is ready.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
interval
no 0
time waited between checks
ip_address
yes
IP address (or hostname) of PAN-OS device
password
yes
password for authentication
timeout
no 0
timeout of API calls
username
no admin
username for authentication

Examples

# single check on 192.168.1.1 with credentials admin/admin
- name: check if ready
  panos_check:
    ip_address: "192.168.1.1"
    password: "admin"

# check for 10 times, every 30 seconds, if device 192.168.1.1
# is ready, using credentials admin/admin
- name: wait for reboot
  panos_check:
    ip_address: "192.168.1.1"
    password: "admin"
  register: result
  until: not result|failed
  retries: 10
  delay: 30

Status

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

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