cisco.nso.nso_show – Displays data from Cisco NSO.

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.nso collection (version 1.0.3).

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.nso.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.nso.nso_show.

Synopsis

  • This module provides support for displaying data from Cisco NSO.

Requirements

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

  • Cisco NSO version 3.4.12 or higher, 4.1.9 or higher, 4.2.6 or higher, 4.3.7 or higher, 4.4.5 or higher, 4.5 or higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
operational
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Controls whether or not operational data is included in the result.
password
string / required
NSO password
path
string / required
Path to NSO data.
timeout
integer
Default:
300
JSON-RPC request timeout in seconds
url
string / required
NSO JSON-RPC URL, http://localhost:8080/jsonrpc
username
string / required
NSO username
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
When set to true, validates the SSL certificate of NSO when using SSL

See Also

See also

Cisco DevNet NSO Sandbox

Provides a reservable pod with NSO, virtual network topology simulated with Cisco CML and a Linux host running Ansible

NSO Developer Resources on DevNet

Documentation for getting started using NSO

NSO Developer Hub

Collaboration community portal for NSO developers

NSO Developer Github

Code for NSO on Github

Examples

- name: DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING OPERATIONAL DATA
  cisco.nso.nso_show:
    url: https://10.10.20.49/jsonrpc
    username: developer
    password: C1sco12345
    path: /ncs:devices/device{dist-rtr01}
    operational: true
  register: result

- name: Display the result
  debug:
    var: result

- name: DISPLAY INTERFACES
  cisco.nso.nso_show:
    url: "https://10.10.20.49/jsonrpc"
    username: developer
    password: C1sco12345
    path: /ncs:devices/device{dist-rtr01}/config/interface
    operational: true
  register: result

- name: Display the result
  debug:
    var: result

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
output
dictionary
success
Configuration



Authors

  • Claes Nästén (@cnasten)