cisco.ios.ios_lldp module – (deprecated, removed after 2024-06-01) Manage LLDP configuration on Cisco IOS network devices.

Note

This module is part of the cisco.ios collection (version 3.3.1).

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 cisco.ios.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ios.ios_lldp.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.ios

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2024-06-01

Why

Newer and updated modules released with more functionality.

Alternative

ios_lldp_global

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of LLDP service on Cisco IOS network devices.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

provider

dictionary

Deprecated

Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.

For more information please see the https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/network/user_guide/platform_ios.html.


A dict object containing connection details.

auth_pass

string

Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTH_PASS will be used instead.

authorize

boolean

Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTHORIZE will be used instead.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

host

string

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.

ssh_keyfile

path

Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.

timeout

integer

Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.

username

string

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

state

string

State of the LLDP configuration. If value is present lldp will be enabled else if it is absent it will be disabled.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

  • enabled

  • disabled

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Enable LLDP service
  cisco.ios.ios_lldp:
    state: present

- name: Disable LLDP service
  cisco.ios.ios_lldp:
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Returned: always, except for the platforms that use Netconf transport to manage the device.

Sample: [“lldp run”]

Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2024-06-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)