cisco.mso.mso_schema_validate module – Validate the schema before deploying it to site

Note

This module is part of the cisco.mso collection (version 2.1.0).

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.mso. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.mso.mso_schema_validate.

New in cisco.mso 1.3.0

Synopsis

  • This module is used to verify if a schema can be deployed to site without any error.

  • This module can only be used on versions of MSO that are 3.3 or greater.

  • Starting with MSO 3.3, the schema modules in this collection will skip some validation checks to allow part of the schema to be updated more easily.

  • This module will check those validation after all changes have been made.

Requirements

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

  • Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

host

aliases: hostname

string

IP Address or hostname of the ACI Multi Site Orchestrator host.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_HOST will be used instead.

login_domain

string

The login domain name to use for authentication.

The default value is Local.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_LOGIN_DOMAIN will be used instead.

output_level

string

Influence the output of this MSO module.

normal means the standard output, incl. current dict

info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts

debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_OUTPUT_LEVEL will be used instead.

Choices:

  • "debug"

  • "info"

  • "normal" ← (default)

password

string

The password to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_PASSWORD or ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

Port number to be used for the REST connection.

The default value depends on parameter `use_ssl`.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_PORT will be used instead.

schema

string / required

The name of the schema.

state

string

Use query to validate deploying the schema.

Choices:

  • "query" ← (default)

timeout

integer

The socket level timeout in seconds.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_TIMEOUT will be used instead.

Default: 30

use_proxy

boolean

If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_PROXY will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

use_ssl

boolean

If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_SSL will be used instead.

When using a HTTPAPI connection plugin the inventory variable ansible_httpapi_use_ssl will be used if this attribute is not specified.

The default is no when using a HTTPAPI connection plugin (mso or nd) and yes when using the legacy connection method (only for mso).

Choices:

  • false

  • true

username

string

The username to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_USERNAME or ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

Notes

Note

  • This module was written to support Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer. Some or all functionality may not work on earlier versions.

See Also

See also

cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg

The official documentation on the cisco.mso.mso_schema_template_external_epg module.

Examples


Authors

  • Anvitha Jain (@anvitha-jain)