cisco.nxos.nxos – Use NX-OS cliconf to run commands on Cisco NX-OS platform

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.nxos collection (version 2.8.2).

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.nxos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.nxos.nxos.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.nxos

Synopsis

  • This nxos plugin provides low level abstraction apis for sending and receiving CLI commands from Cisco NX-OS network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
config_commands
list / elements=string
added in 2.0.0 of cisco.nxos
Default:
[]
var: ansible_nxos_config_commands
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.

Authors

  • Ansible Networking Team