community.network.edgeswitch_facts module – Collect facts from remote devices running Edgeswitch

Note

This module is part of the community.network collection (version 4.0.1).

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 community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.edgeswitch_facts.

Synopsis

  • Collects a base set of device facts from a remote device that is running Ubiquiti Edgeswitch. This module prepends all of the base network fact keys with ansible_net_<fact>. The facts module will always collect a base set of facts from the device and can enable or disable collection of additional facts.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

gather_subset

string

When supplied, this argument will restrict the facts collected to a given subset. Possible values for this argument include all, config, and interfaces. Can specify a list of values to include a larger subset. Values can also be used with an initial ! to specify that a specific subset should not be collected.

Default: “!config”

Notes

Note

  • Tested against Edgeswitch 1.7.4

Examples

- name: Collect all facts from the device
  community.network.edgeswitch_facts:
    gather_subset: all

- name: Collect only the running config and default facts
  community.network.edgeswitch_facts:
    gather_subset:
      - config

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

ansible_net_config

string

The current active config from the device

Returned: when config is configured

ansible_net_gather_subset

list / elements=string

The list of fact subsets collected from the device

Returned: always

ansible_net_hostname

string

The configured hostname of the device

Returned: always

ansible_net_interfaces

dictionary

A hash of all interfaces running on the system

Returned: when interfaces is configured

ansible_net_model

string

The model name returned from the device

Returned: always

ansible_net_serialnum

string

The serial number of the remote device

Returned: always

ansible_net_startupconfig

string

added in 1.2.0 of community.network

The startup config from the device

Returned: when config is configured

ansible_net_version

string

The operating system version running on the remote device

Returned: always

Authors

  • Frederic Bor (@f-bor)