ansible.utils.ipv4 filter – To filter only Ipv4 addresses Ipv4 filter is used.

Note

This filter plugin is part of the ansible.utils collection (version 2.8.0).

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.utils.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.utils.ipv4.

New in ansible.utils 2.5.0

Synopsis

  • Sometimes you need only IPv4 addresses. To filter only Ipv4 addresses Ipv4 filter is used.

Keyword parameters

This describes keyword parameters of the filter. These are the values key1=value1, key2=value2 and so on in the following example: input | ansible.utils.ipv4(key1=value1, key2=value2, ...).

Parameter

Comments

query

string

You can provide a single argument to each ipv4() filter.

Example. query type ‘ipv6’ to convert ipv4 into ipv6

Default: ""

value

any / required

list of subnets or individual address or any other values input for ipv4 plugin

Examples

#### examples
# Ipv4 filter plugin with different queries.
- name: Set value as input list
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    value:
      - 192.24.2.1
      - host.fqdn
      - ::1
      - ''
      - 192.168.32.0/24
      - fe80::100/10
      - 42540766412265424405338506004571095040/64
      - True
- name: IPv4 filter to filter Ipv4 Address
  debug:
    msg: "{{ value|ansible.utils.ipv4 }}"

- name: convert IPv4 addresses into IPv6 addresses.
  debug:
    msg: "{{ value|ansible.utils.ipv4('ipv6') }}"

- name: convert IPv4 addresses into IPv6 addresses.
  debug:
    msg: "{{ value|ansible.utils.ipv4('address') }}"


# PLAY [Ipv4 filter plugin with different queries.] ******************************************************************
# TASK [Set value as input list] ***************************************************************************************
# ok: [localhost] => {"ansible_facts": {"value": ["192.24.2.1", "host.fqdn", "::1", "", "192.168.32.0/24",
# "fe80::100/10", "42540766412265424405338506004571095040/64", true]}, "changed": false}
# TASK [IPv4 filter to filter Ipv4 Address] *******************************************************************
# ok: [localhost] => {
#     "msg": [
#         "192.24.2.1",
#         "192.168.32.0/24"
#     ]
# }
#
# TASK [convert IPv4 addresses into IPv6 addresses.] **********************************************************
# ok: [localhost] => {
#     "msg": [
#         "::ffff:192.24.2.1/128",
#         "::ffff:192.168.32.0/120"
#     ]
# }
#
# TASK [convert IPv4 addresses into IPv6 addresses.] **********************************************************
# ok: [localhost] => {
#     "msg": [
#         "192.24.2.1"
#     ]
# }

Return Value

Key

Description

data

any

Returns values valid for a particular query.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Ashwini Mhatre (@amhatre)

Hint

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.