community.network.avi – Look up Avi objects.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection (version 3.0.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.avi.

Synopsis

  • Given an object_type, fetch all the objects of that type or fetch the specific object that matches the name/uuid given via options.

  • For single object lookup. If you want the output to be a list, you may want to pass option wantlist=True to the plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
api_context
dictionary
Avi API context that includes current session ID and CSRF Token.
This allows user to perform single login and re-use the session.
api_version
string
Default:
"16.4.4"
Avi API version of to use for Avi API and objects.
avi_credentials
dictionary
Avi Credentials dictionary which can be used in lieu of enumerating Avi Controller login details.
api_version
string
Default:
"16.4.4"
Avi controller version
controller
string
Avi controller IP or SQDN
csrftoken
string
Avi controller API csrftoken to reuse existing session with session id
password
string
Avi controller password
port
string
Avi controller port
session_id
string
Avi controller API session id to reuse existing session with csrftoken
tenant
string
Default:
"admin"
Avi controller tenant
tenant_uuid
string
Avi controller tenant UUID
timeout
string
Default:
300
Avi controller request timeout
token
string
Avi controller API token
username
string
Avi controller username
avi_disable_session_cache_as_fact
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
It disables avi session information to be cached as a fact.
controller
string
Default:
""
IP address or hostname of the controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_CONTROLLER.
obj_name
string
name of the object to query
obj_type
string / required
type of object to query
obj_uuid
string
UUID of the object to query
password
string
Default:
""
Password of Avi user in Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_PASSWORD.
tenant
string
Default:
"admin"
Name of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.
tenant_uuid
string
Default:
""
UUID of tenant used for all Avi API calls and context of object.
username
string
Default:
""
Username used for accessing Avi controller. The default value is the environment variable AVI_USERNAME.

Notes

Note

Examples

# Lookup query for all the objects of a specific type.
- ansible.builtin.debug: msg="{{ lookup('community.network.avi', avi_credentials=avi_credentials, obj_type='virtualservice') }}"
# Lookup query for an object with the given name and type.
- ansible.builtin.debug: msg="{{ lookup('community.network.avi', avi_credentials=avi_credentials, obj_name='vs1', obj_type='virtualservice', wantlist=True) }}"
# Lookup query for an object with the given UUID and type.
- ansible.builtin.debug: msg="{{ lookup('community.network.avi', obj_uuid='virtualservice-5c0e183a-690a-45d8-8d6f-88c30a52550d', obj_type='virtualservice') }}"
# We can replace lookup with query function to always the get the output as list.
# This is helpful for looping.
- ansible.builtin.debug: msg="{{ query('community.network.avi', obj_uuid='virtualservice-5c0e183a-690a-45d8-8d6f-88c30a52550d', obj_type='virtualservice') }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
_raw
list / elements=dictionary
success
One ore more objects returned from ``Avi`` API.



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