ansible.utils.slaac filter – This filter returns the SLAAC address within a network for a given HW/MAC address.

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.slaac.

New in ansible.utils 2.5.0

Synopsis

  • This filter returns the SLAAC address within a network for a given HW/MAC address.

  • The filter slaac() generates an IPv6 address for a given network and a MAC Address in Stateless Configuration.

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.slaac(key1=value1, key2=value2, ...).

Parameter

Comments

query

string

nth host

value

string / required

The network address or range to test against.

Examples

#### examples
- name: The filter slaac() generates an IPv6 address for a given network and a MAC Address in Stateless Configuration.
  debug:
    msg: "{{ 'fdcf:1894:23b5:d38c:0000:0000:0000:0000' | slaac('c2:31:b3:83:bf:2b') }}"

# TASK [The filter slaac() generates an IPv6 address for a given network and a MAC Address in Stateless Configuration.] ***
# task path: /Users/amhatre/ansible-collections/playbooks/test_slaac.yaml:7
# Loading collection ansible.utils from /Users/amhatre/ansible-collections/collections/ansible_collections/ansible/utils
# ok: [localhost] => {
#     "msg": "fdcf:1894:23b5:d38c:c031:b3ff:fe83:bf2b"
# }

Return Value

Key

Description

data

string

Returns the SLAAC address within a network for a given HW/MAC address.

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.