arista.eos.eos – Use eos cliconf to run command on Arista EOS platform

Note

This plugin is part of the arista.eos collection (version 2.2.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install arista.eos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: arista.eos.eos.

New in version 1.0.0: of arista.eos

Synopsis

  • This eos plugin provides low level abstraction apis for sending and receiving CLI commands from Arista EOS network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
config_commands
list / elements=string
added in 2.0.0 of arista.eos
Default:
[]
var: ansible_eos_config_commands
Specifies a list of commands that can make configuration changes to the target device.
When `ansible_network_single_user_mode` is enabled, if a command sent to the device is present in this list, the existing cache is invalidated.
eos_use_sessions
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
env:ANSIBLE_EOS_USE_SESSIONS
var: ansible_eos_use_sessions
Specifies if sessions should be used on remote host or not

Authors

  • Ansible Networking Team