F5 BIG-IP modules can fail with Ansible Core 2.15

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

Modules from the F5 BIG-IP collection are failing with errors like the following on Ansible Core 2.15 when transport is set to cli:

  • Unexpected failure during module execution: [Errno -2] Name or service not known
  • Unexpected failure during module execution: ssh connection failed: ssh connect failed: Failed to resolve hostname inventory_hostname (Name or service not known)

Environment

  • Ansible Core 2.15.x (Ansible Automation Platform 2.4)
  • F5 BIG-IP Imperative Collection for Ansible (F5Networks.F5_Modules)
    • when transport is set to cli

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