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onyx_facts - Collect facts from Mellanox ONYX network devices

New in version 2.5.

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 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 ! 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
always
The list of fact subsets collected from the device

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

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

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



Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

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

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