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pn_show - Run show commands on nvOS device.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Execute show command in the nodes and returns the results read from the device.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
pn_clipassword
Provide login password if user is not root.
pn_cliswitch
Target switch(es) to run the cli on.
pn_cliusername
Provide login username if user is not root.
pn_command
required
The pn_command takes a CLI show command as value.
pn_options
Specify formatting options.
pn_parameters
Display output using a specific parameter. Use 'all' to display possible output. List of comma separated parameters.

Examples

- name: run the vlan-show command
  pn_show:
    pn_command: 'vlan-show'
    pn_parameters: id,scope,ports
    pn_options: 'layout vertical'

- name: run the vlag-show command
  pn_show:
    pn_command: 'vlag-show'
    pn_parameters: 'id,name,cluster,mode'
    pn_options: 'no-show-headers'

- name: run the cluster-show command
  pn_show:
    pn_command: 'cluster-show'

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
bool
always(False)
Indicates whether the CLI caused any change on the target.

command
str
always
The CLI command run on the target node(s).

stderr
list
on error
The set of error responses from the show command.

stdout
list
always
The set of responses from the show command.



Status

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

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Pluribus Networks (@amitsi)

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