CNOS is part of the community.network collection and supports Enable Mode (Privilege Escalation). This page offers details on how to use Enable Mode on CNOS in Ansible.
uses SSH keys / SSH-agent if present
via a bastion (jump host)
Returned Data Format
ansible_connection: local has been deprecated. Please use
ansible_connection: ansible.netcommon.network_cli instead.
ansible_connection: ansible.netcommon.network_cli ansible_network_os: community.network.cnos ansible_user: myuser ansible_password: !vault... ansible_become: yes ansible_become_method: enable ansible_become_password: !vault... ansible_ssh_common_args: '-o ProxyCommand="ssh -W %h:%p -q bastion01"'
ProxyCommanddirective. To prevent secrets from leaking out (for example in
psoutput), SSH does not support providing passwords via environment variables.
- name: Retrieve CNOS OS version community.network.cnos_command: commands: show version when: ansible_network_os == 'community.network.cnos'
Never store passwords in plain text. We recommend using SSH keys to authenticate SSH connections. Ansible supports ssh-agent to manage your SSH keys. If you must use passwords to authenticate SSH connections, we recommend encrypting them with Ansible Vault.
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