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lldp – get details reported by lldp

Synopsis

  • Reads data out of lldpctl

Requirements

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

  • lldpctl

Notes

Note

  • Requires lldpd running and lldp enabled on switches

Examples

# Retrieve switch/port information
 - name: Gather information from lldp
   lldp:

 - name: Print each switch/port
   debug:
    msg: "{{ lldp[item]['chassis']['name'] }} / {{ lldp[item]['port']['ifname'] }}"
   with_items: "{{ lldp.keys() }}"

# TASK: [Print each switch/port] ***********************************************************
# ok: [10.13.0.22] => (item=eth2) => {"item": "eth2", "msg": "switch1.example.com / Gi0/24"}
# ok: [10.13.0.22] => (item=eth1) => {"item": "eth1", "msg": "switch2.example.com / Gi0/3"}
# ok: [10.13.0.22] => (item=eth0) => {"item": "eth0", "msg": "switch3.example.com / Gi0/3"}

Status

Authors

  • Andy Hill (@andyhky)

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