vyos.vyos.vyos_system module – Run set system commands on VyOS devices

Note

This module is part of the vyos.vyos collection (version 3.0.1).

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 vyos.vyos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: vyos.vyos.vyos_system.

New in version 1.0.0: of vyos.vyos

Synopsis

  • Runs one or more commands on remote devices running VyOS. This module can also be introspected to validate key parameters before returning successfully.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

domain_name

string

The new domain name to apply to the device.

list / elements=string

A list of domain names to search. Mutually exclusive with name_server

host_name

string

Configure the device hostname parameter. This option takes an ASCII string value.

name_server

aliases: name_servers

list / elements=string

A list of name servers to use with the device. Mutually exclusive with domain_search

provider

dictionary

Deprecated

Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.

For more information please see the Network Guide.


A dict object containing connection details.

host

string

Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.

password

string

Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

port

integer

Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.

ssh_keyfile

path

Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.

timeout

integer

Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.

username

string

Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

state

string

Whether to apply (present) or remove (absent) the settings.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure hostname and domain-name
  vyos.vyos.vyos_system:
    host_name: vyos01
    domain_name: test.example.com

- name: remove all configuration
  vyos.vyos.vyos_system:
    state: absent

- name: configure name servers
  vyos.vyos.vyos_system: name_servers - 8.8.8.8 - 8.8.4.4
- name: configure domain search suffixes
  vyos.vyos.vyos_system:
    domain_search:
    - sub1.example.com
    - sub2.example.com

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Returned: always

Sample: [“set system hostname vyos01”, “set system domain-name foo.example.com”]

Authors

  • Nathaniel Case (@Qalthos)