net_get – Copy a file from a network device to Ansible Controller¶
New in version 2.6.
This module provides functionality to copy file from network device to ansible controller.
Some devices need specific configurations to be enabled before scp can work These configuration should be pre-configured before using this module e.g ios -
ip scp server enable.
User privilege to do scp on network device should be pre-configured e.g. ios - need user privilege 15 by default for allowing scp.
Default destination of source file.
This module is supported on
ansible_network_osnetwork platforms. See the Network Platform Options for details.
- name: copy file from the network device to Ansible controller net_get: src: running_cfg_ios1.txt - name: copy file from ios to common location at /tmp net_get: src: running_cfg_sw1.txt dest : /tmp/ios1.txt