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


This httpapi plugin is part of the cisco.nxos collection (version 5.3.0).

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.nxos.

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

New in cisco.nxos 1.0.0


  • This plugin provides low level abstraction APIs for sending and receiving commands using NX-API with devices running Cisco NX-OS.


  • Ansible Networking Team (@ansible-network)


Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.