networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server module – Manages Nautobot Server application.

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.nautobot_server.

New in version 3.0.0: of networktocode.nautobot

Synopsis

  • Manages Nautobot Server using the nautobot-server application frontend to django-admin. With the virtualenv parameter

  • all management commands will be executed by the given virtualenv installation.

Requirements

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

  • nautobot

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

args

dictionary

A dictionary of the optional arguments and their values used together with the command.

This translates {“name_arg”: “value_arg”} to “–name_arg value_arg”.

command

string / required

The name of the Nautobot management command to run. Some command fully implemented are: createsuperuser,

migrate, makemigrations, post_upgrade and collectstatic. Other commands can be entered, but will fail if they’re unknown to Nautobot or use positional arguments. The module will perform some basic parameter validation, when applicable, to the commands.

db_password

string

Database password used in Nautobot.

db_username

string

Database username used in Nautobot.

flags

list / elements=string

A list of flags to append to the command that is passed to nautobot-server, so that [“flag1”, “flag2”] is translated to “–flag1 –flag2”.

positional_args

list / elements=string

A list of additional arguments to append to the end of the command that is passed to nautobot-server.

These are appended to the end of the command, so that [“arg1”, “arg2”] is translated to “arg1 arg2”.

project_path

aliases: app_path, chdir

path

The path to the root of the Nautobot application where nautobot-server lives.

Default: “/opt/nautobot”

pythonpath

aliases: python_path

path

A directory to add to the Python path. Typically used to include the settings module if it is located external to the application directory.

settings

path

The Python path to the application’s settings module, such as ‘myapp.settings’.

virtualenv

aliases: virtual_env

path

An optional path to a virtualenv installation to use while running the nautobot-server application.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Createsuperuser
  networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server:
    command: "createsuperuser"
    args:
      email: "admin93@example.com"
      username: "superadmin7"
    db_password: "{{ db_password }}"
- name: Collectstatic
  networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server:
    command: "collectstatic"
    db_password: "{{ db_password }}"
- name: Post Upgrade
  networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server:
    command: "post_upgrade"
- name: Make Migrations for Plugin
  networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server:
    command: "makemigrations"
    positional_args: ["my_plugin_name"]
    db_password: "{{ db_password }}"
- name: Migrate Plugin
  networktocode.nautobot.nautobot_server:
    command: "migrate"
    args:
      verbosity: 3
    flags: ["merge"]
    positional_args: ["my_plugin_name"]
    db_username: "{{ db_username }}"
    db_password: "{{ db_password }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

changed

boolean

Boolean that is true if the command changed the state.

Returned: always

Sample: true

cmd

string

Full command executed in the Server.

Returned: always

Sample: “nautobot-server createsuperuser –noinput –email=admin33@example.com –username=superadmin”

out

string

Raw output from the command execution.

Returned: always

Sample: “superadmin user already exists.”

project_path

string

The path to the root of the Nautobot application where nautobot-server lives.

Returned: always

Sample: “/opt/nautobot”

Authors

  • Network to Code (@networktocode)