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vyos_system - Run set system commands on VyOS devices

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Runs one or more commands on remote devices running VyOS. This module can also be introspected to validate key parameters before returning successfully.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
domain_name
The new domain name to apply to the device.
domain_search
A list of domain names to search. Mutually exclusive with name_server
host_name
Configure the device hostname parameter. This option takes an ASCII string value.
name_servers Default:
None
A list of name servers to use with the device. Mutually exclusive with domain_search

aliases: name_server
provider Default:
None
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the Network Guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
host
required
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.
port Default:
22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
username
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.
password Default:
None
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.
timeout Default:
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.
ssh_keyfile
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.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether to apply (present) or remove (absent) the settings.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against VYOS 1.1.7
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the Ansible Network Guide

Examples

- name: configure hostname and domain-name
  vyos_system:
    host_name: vyos01
    domain_name: test.example.com

- name: remove all configuration
  vyos_system:
    state: absent

- name: configure name servers
  vyos_system:
    name_servers
      - 8.8.8.8
      - 8.8.4.4

- name: configure domain search suffixes
  vyos_system:
    domain_search:
      - sub1.example.com
      - sub2.example.com

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['set system hostname vyos01', 'set system domain-name foo.example.com']


Status

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

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

Author

  • Nathaniel Case (@qalthos)

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