ansible.netcommon.default cliconf – General purpose cliconf plugin for new platforms


This cliconf plugin is part of the ansible.netcommon collection (version 5.3.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install ansible.netcommon.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.netcommon.default.

New in ansible.netcommon 5.2.0


  • This plugin attemts to provide low level abstraction apis for sending and receiving CLI commands from arbitrary network devices.


  • Ansible Networking Team (@ansible-network)


Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.