Ansible - Show ARP table

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Ansible - Show ARP table

L2 Linker



I have been trying to use Ansible to retrieve the arp table from a PA FW. Logging in with ssh, it's a quick and easy "show arp all", but using Ansible, I am struggling. I was sure panos_op would work with "show arp all", but it doesn't.

I also looked at panos_type_cmd, but that seems not to be the way either. More config than state.


Finally, I looked through several facts modules, with no luck.


Any pointers?


L5 Sessionator

...Oh, wow.  Ok, so I also just tried it and this doesn't work.


So I used the CLI debugging method to find out what the CLI is sending to PAN-OS and saw that the CLI command "show arp all" is actually this XML:  <show><arp><entry name="all"/></arp></show>.  So just use that as your command and be sure to specify "cmd_is_xml" as True and it will work.

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