mellanox.onyx.onyx_facts – Collect facts from Mellanox ONYX network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the mellanox.onyx collection (version 1.0.0).

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 mellanox.onyx.

To use it in a playbook, specify: mellanox.onyx.onyx_facts.

Synopsis

  • Collects a base set of device facts from a ONYX Mellanox network devices 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:
"version"
When supplied, this argument will restrict the facts collected to a given subset. Possible values for this argument include all, version, module, and interfaces. Can specify a list of values to include a larger subset. Values can also be used with an initial M(!) to specify that a specific subset should not be collected.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against ONYX 3.6

Examples

---
- name: Collect all facts from the device
  onyx_facts:
    gather_subset: all
- name: Collect only the interfaces facts
  onyx_facts:
    gather_subset:
      - interfaces
- name: Do not collect version facts
  onyx_facts:
    gather_subset:
      - "!version"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
ansible_net_gather_subset
list / elements=string
always
The list of fact subsets collected from the device

ansible_net_interfaces
dictionary
when interfaces is configured
A hash of all interfaces running on the system

ansible_net_modules
dictionary
when modules is configured
A hash of all modules on the systeme with status

ansible_net_version
dictionary
when version is configured or when no gather_subset is provided
A hash of all currently running system image information



Authors

  • Waleed Mousa (@waleedym), Samer Deeb (@samerd)