arista.eos.eos httpapi – Use eAPI to run command on eos platform

Note

This httpapi 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 api’s for sending and receiving CLI commands with eos network devices.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

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.