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panos_admpwd - change admin password of PAN-OS device using SSH with SSH key

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Change the admin password of PAN-OS via SSH using a SSH key for authentication.
  • Useful for AWS instances where the first login should be done via SSH.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
ip_address
yes
IP address (or hostname) of PAN-OS device
key_filename
yes
filename of the SSH Key to use for authentication
newpassword
yes
password to configure for admin on the PAN-OS device
username
no admin
username for initial authentication

Examples

# Tries for 10 times to set the admin password of 192.168.1.1 to "badpassword"
# via SSH, authenticating using key /tmp/ssh.key
- name: set admin password
  panos_admpwd:
    ip_address: "192.168.1.1"
    username: "admin"
    key_filename: "/tmp/ssh.key"
    newpassword: "badpassword"
  register: result
  until: not result|failed
  retries: 10
  delay: 30

Return Values

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

name description returned type sample
status success status success string Last login: Fri Sep 16 11:09:20 2016 from 10.35.34.56.....Configuration committed successfully


Status

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

Support

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