community.network.edgeos_facts – Collect facts from remote devices running EdgeOS

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection.

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

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

Synopsis

  • Collects a base set of device facts from a remote device that is running EdgeOS. This module prepends all of the base network fact keys with ansible_net_<fact>. The facts module will always collect a base set of facts from the device and can enable or disable collection of additional facts.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
gather_subset
string
Default:
"!config"
When supplied, this argument will restrict the facts collected to a given subset. Possible values for this argument include all, default, config, and neighbors. Can specify a list of values to include a larger subset. Values can also be used with an initial ! to specify that a specific subset should not be collected.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against EdgeOS 1.9.7

Examples

- name: Collect all facts from the device
  community.network.edgeos_facts:
    gather_subset: all

- name: Collect only the config and default facts
  community.network.edgeos_facts:
    gather_subset: config

- name: Collect everything exception the config
  community.network.edgeos_facts:
    gather_subset: "!config"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
ansible_net_commits
list / elements=string
when present
The set of available configuration revisions

ansible_net_config
string
when config is configured
The running-config from the device

ansible_net_gather_subset
list / elements=string
always
The list of subsets gathered by the module

ansible_net_hostname
string
always
The configured system hostname

ansible_net_model
string
always
The device model string

ansible_net_neighbors
list / elements=string
when interface is configured
The set of LLDP neighbors

ansible_net_serialnum
string
always
The serial number of the device

ansible_net_version
string
always
The version of the software running



Authors

  • Nathaniel Case (@Qalthos)

  • Sam Doran (@samdoran)