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Need assistance with PAN OS upgrade playbook

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I am trying to start utilizing Ansible for upgrading our Palo firewalls.  Currently, I am trying to run playbook of upgrading PAN OS device using Palo Github collection (  I ran the following playbook, and I am getting the following error message:


ansible-playbook upgrade_single_major.yml --extra-vars "base_version=9.1.0 target_version=9.1.13-h3"


PLAY [palo] ****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************


TASK [Gathering Facts] *****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

ok: [LAB_220_PA]


TASK [Download PAN-OS version] *********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

fatal: [LAB_220_PA]: FAILED! => {"changed": false, "msg": "Missing required library \"pan-os-python\"."}


PLAY RECAP *****************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************

LAB_220_PA                 : ok=1    changed=0    unreachable=0    failed=1    skipped=0    rescued=0    ignored=0  



I am using Mac OS, this is my ansible and python install details:


amohammed@******WMD6M ansible-playbooks % ansible --version

ansible [core 2.12.5]

  config file = /Users/amohammed/ansible-playbooks/ansible.cfg

  configured module search path = ['/Users/amohammed/.ansible/plugins/modules', '/usr/share/ansible/plugins/modules']

  ansible python module location = /usr/local/Cellar/ansible/5.8.0/libexec/lib/python3.10/site-packages/ansible

  ansible collection location = /Users/amohammed/.ansible/collections:/usr/share/ansible/collections

  executable location = /usr/local/bin/ansible

  python version = 3.10.4 (main, Apr 26 2022, 19:42:59) [Clang 13.1.6 (clang-1316.0.21.2)]

  jinja version = 3.1.2

  libyaml = True


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