community.routeros.quote_argument_value filter – Quote an argument value

Note

This filter plugin is part of the community.routeros collection (version 2.13.0).

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 community.routeros.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.routeros.quote_argument_value.

New in community.routeros 2.0.0

Synopsis

  • Quote an argument value.

Input

This describes the input of the filter, the value before | community.routeros.quote_argument_value.

Parameter

Comments

Input

string / required

An argument value to quote.

Examples

- name: Quote a RouterOS CLI command argument's value
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    quoted: "{{ 'this is a "comment"' | community.routeros.quote_argument_value }}"
    # Should result in '"this is a \"comment\""'

Return Value

Key

Description

Return value

string

The quoted argument value.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Felix Fontein (@felixfontein)

Hint

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.