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nso_query - Query data from Cisco NSO.

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • This module provides support for querying data from Cisco NSO using XPath.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • Cisco NSO version 3.4 or higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
fields
required
List of fields to select from matching nodes.
password
required
NSO password
timeout
(added in 2.6)
Default:
300
JSON-RPC request timeout in seconds
url
required
NSO JSON-RPC URL, http://localhost:8080/jsonrpc
username
required
NSO username
xpath
required
XPath selection relative to the root.

Examples

- name: Select device name and description
  nso_query:
    url: http://localhost:8080/jsonrpc
    username: username
    password: password
    xpath: /ncs:devices/device
    fields:
    - name
    - description

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
output
list
success
Value of matching nodes



Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • Claes Nästén (@cnasten)

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