community.network.nso_verify – Verifies Cisco NSO configuration.

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.nso_verify.

Synopsis

  • This module provides support for verifying Cisco NSO configuration is in compliance with specified values.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • Cisco NSO version 3.4.12 or higher, 4.2.7 or higher, 4.3.8 or higher, 4.4.3 or higher, 4.5 or higher.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
data
string / required
NSO data in format as | display json converted to YAML. List entries can be annotated with a __state entry. Set to in-sync/deep-in-sync for services to verify service is in sync with the network. Set to absent in list entries to ensure they are deleted if they exist in NSO.
password
string / required
NSO password
timeout
integer
Default:
300
JSON-RPC request timeout in seconds
url
string / required
NSO JSON-RPC URL, http://localhost:8080/jsonrpc
username
string / required
NSO username
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
When set to true, validates the SSL certificate of NSO when using SSL

Examples

- name: Verify interface is up
  nso_config:
    url: http://localhost:8080/jsonrpc
    username: username
    password: password
    data:
      ncs:devices:
        device:
        - name: ce0
          live-status:
            interfaces:
              interface:
                - name: GigabitEthernet0/12
                - state: Up

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
violations
complex
failed
List of value violations

Sample:
[{'expected-value': 'CE0 example', 'path': '/ncs:devices/device{ce0}/description', 'value': None}]
 
expected-value
string
always
Expected value of path

 
path
string
always
Path to the value in violation

 
value
string
always
Current value of path



Authors

  • Claes Nästén (@cnasten)