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

Note

This cliconf plugin is part of the arista.eos collection (version 5.0.1).

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 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

Comments

config_commands

list / elements=string

added in 2.0.0 of arista.eos

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.

Default: []

Configuration:

  • Variable: ansible_eos_config_commands

eos_use_sessions

boolean

Specifies if sessions should be used on remote host or not

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Configuration:

  • Environment variable: ANSIBLE_EOS_USE_SESSIONS

  • Variable: ansible_eos_use_sessions

Authors

  • Ansible Networking Team (@ansible-network)

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.