infoblox.nios_modules.nios_inventory inventory – Infoblox inventory plugin

Note

This inventory plugin is part of the infoblox.nios_modules collection (version 1.3.0).

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 infoblox.nios_modules.

To use it in a playbook, specify: infoblox.nios_modules.nios_inventory.

New in version 1.0.0: of infoblox.nios_modules

Synopsis

  • This plugin allows you to query the Infoblox Grid for host records and use the response data to populate the inventory file.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this inventory.

  • python >= 3.4

  • infoblox-client

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

extattrs

dictionary

Allows you to filter the returned host record based on the extensible attributes assigned to them.

Default: {}

host

string / required

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote instance of NIOS WAPI over REST.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_HOST environment variable.

Configuration:

  • Environment variable: INFOBLOX_HOST

hostfilter

dictionary

Accepts a key/value pair and uses it to filter the host records to be returned.

Default: {}

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_PASSWORD environment variable.

Configuration:

  • Environment variable: INFOBLOX_PASSWORD

username

string / required

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote instance of NIOS.

Value can also be specified using INFOBLOX_USERNAME environment variable.

Configuration:

  • Environment variable: INFOBLOX_USERNAME

Examples

plugin: infoblox.nios_modules.nios_inventory
host: blox.example.com
username: admin

Authors

  • Will Tome (@willtome)

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.