ansible.netcommon.memory cache – RAM backed, non persistent cache.


This cache 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.memory.

New in ansible.netcommon 2.0.0


  • RAM backed cache that is not persistent.

  • Tailored for networking use case.


  • 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.