This task plugin uses nornir-napalm napalm_configure task to configuration commands to devices over SSH or Telnet.

napalm_configure exists as part of nornir_salt repository to facilitate per-host configuration rendering performed by SALT prior to running the task.


napalm_configure sample usage

Code to invoke napalm_configure task:

from nornir import InitNornir
from nornir_salt.plugins.tasks import napalm_configure

nr = InitNornir(config_file="config.yaml")

output =
    commands=["interface loopback 0", "description 'configured by script'"]

napalm_configure returns

Returns Nornir results object with individual tasks names set equal to commands sent to device.

napalm_configure reference

nornir_salt.plugins.tasks.napalm_configure.napalm_configure(task: nornir.core.task.Task, config=None, **kwargs)

Nornir Task function to send configuration to devices using nornir_napalm.plugins.tasks.napalm_configure plugin.

  • kwargs – any additional arguments to use with nornir_napalm.plugins.tasks.napalm_configure plugin

  • config – (str or list) configuration string or list of commands to send to device

Return result

Nornir result object with task execution results