bigip_facts – Collect facts from F5 BIG-IP devices¶
- Removed in Ansible
The bigip_facts module relies on SOAP to communicate with the BIG-IP, and has a large amount of code that does not conform to existing F5 standards. The bigip_device_info module is easier to maintain and use.
Requires BIG-IP software version >= 11.4
F5 developed module ‘bigsuds’ required (see http://devcentral.f5.com)
Best run as a local_action in your playbook
Tested with manager and above account privilege level
provisionfacts were added in 2.2
This module is deprecated. Use the
For more information on using Ansible to manage F5 Networks devices see https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/f5.
Requires BIG-IP software version >= 12.
The F5 modules only manipulate the running configuration of the F5 product. To ensure that BIG-IP specific configuration persists to disk, be sure to include at least one task that uses the bigip_config module to save the running configuration. Refer to the module’s documentation for the correct usage of the module to save your running configuration.
- name: Collect BIG-IP facts bigip_facts: server: lb.mydomain.com user: admin password: secret include: - interface - vlan delegate_to: localhost