cisco.nxos.nxos_devicealias – Configuration of device alias for Cisco NXOS MDS Switches.

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.nxos collection (version 2.5.1).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.nxos.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.nxos

Synopsis

  • Configuration of device alias for Cisco MDS NXOS.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
da
list / elements=dictionary
List of device-alias to be added or removed
name
string / required
Name of the device-alias to be added or removed
pwwn
string
pwwn to which the name needs to be associated with
remove
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Removes the device-alias if set to True
distribute
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enable/Disable device-alias distribution
mode
string
    Choices:
  • basic
  • enhanced
Mode of devices-alias, basic or enhanced
rename
list / elements=dictionary
List of device-alias to be renamed
new_name
string / required
New name of the device-alias
old_name
string / required
Old name of the device-alias that needs to be renamed

Notes

Note

  • Tested against Cisco MDS NX-OS 8.4(1)

Examples

- name: Test that device alias module works
  cisco.nxos.nxos_devicealias:
    da:
    - name: test1_add
      pwwn: 56:2:22:11:22:88:11:67
    - name: test2_add
      pwwn: 65:22:22:11:22:22:11:d
    - name: dev1
      remove: true
    - name: dev2
      remove: true
    distribute: true
    mode: enhanced
    rename:
    - new_name: bcd
      old_name: abc
    - new_name: bcd1
      old_name: abc1

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always
commands sent to the device

Sample:
['terminal dont-ask', 'device-alias database', 'device-alias name somename pwwn 10:00:00:00:89:a1:01:03', 'device-alias name somename1 pwwn 10:00:00:00:89:a1:02:03', 'device-alias commit', 'no terminal dont-ask']


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