networktocode.nautobot.inventory_item module – Creates or removes inventory items from Nautobot

Note

This module is part of the networktocode.nautobot collection (version 3.4.0).

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 networktocode.nautobot.

To use it in a playbook, specify: networktocode.nautobot.inventory_item.

New in version 1.0.0: of networktocode.nautobot

Synopsis

  • Creates or removes inventory items from Nautobot

Requirements

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

  • pynautobot

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

asset_tag

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The asset tag of the inventory item

description

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The description of the inventory item

device

raw / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Name of the device the inventory item belongs to

discovered

boolean

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Set the discovery flag for the inventory item

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

manufacturer

raw

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The manufacturer of the inventory item

name

string / required

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Name of the inventory item to be created

part_id

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The part ID of the inventory item

query_params

list / elements=string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

This can be used to override the specified values in ALLOWED_QUERY_PARAMS that is defined

in plugins/module_utils/utils.py and provides control to users on what may make

an object unique in their environment.

serial

string

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

The serial number of the inventory item

state

string

Use present or absent for adding or removing.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

tags

list / elements=raw

added in 3.0.0 of networktocode.nautobot

Any tags that the device may need to be associated with

token

string / required

The token created within Nautobot to authorize API access

url

string / required

URL of the Nautobot instance resolvable by Ansible control host

validate_certs

raw

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Default: “yes”

Notes

Note

  • Tags should be defined as a YAML list

  • This should be ran with connection local and hosts localhost

Examples

- name: "Test Nautobot inventory_item module"
  connection: local
  hosts: localhost
  gather_facts: False
  tasks:
    - name: Create inventory item within Nautobot with only required information
      networktocode.nautobot.inventory_item:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        device: test100
        name: "10G-SFP+"
        state: present

    - name: Update inventory item
      networktocode.nautobot.inventory_item:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        device: test100
        name: "10G-SFP+"
        manufacturer: "Cisco"
        part_id: "10G-SFP+"
        serial: "1234"
        asset_tag: "1234"
        description: "New SFP"
        state: present

    - name: Delete inventory item within nautobot
      networktocode.nautobot.inventory_item:
        url: http://nautobot.local
        token: thisIsMyToken
        device: test100
        name: "10G-SFP+"
        state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

inventory_item

dictionary

Serialized object as created or already existent within Nautobot

Returned: on creation

msg

string

Message indicating failure or info about what has been achieved

Returned: always

Authors

  • Mikhail Yohman (@FragmentedPacket)