Use a jc Output and/or Serializer Module to parse the output of commands run on Saltstack Minions.
Use the jc community.general Ansible filter plugin to parse the output of commands run on remote hosts.
JC version 1.13.1 includes custom parser plugins, ping parser, sysctl parser, tracepath parser, traceroute parser, more FreeBSD support, new packaging, and more!
Python has great exception-handling with nice traceback messages that can help debug issues with your code. Here’s an example of a typical traceback message: I usually read these from the bottom-up to zero-in on the issue. Here I can see that my program is trying to pop the last item off a list called parsed_line,Continue reading “More Comprehensive Tracebacks in Python”
JC version 1.11.1 includes custom colors, dmidecode parser, enhanced netstat parser, more macOS support, new packaging, and more!
JC version 1.10.2 includes color support, axfr support for dig, and other parser updates.
jello works similarly to jq but uses the python interpreter, so you can iterate with loops, comprehensions, variables, expressions, etc. just like you would in a full-fledged python script.
JC version 1.9.0 now supports 50 parsers. New parsers include airport, file, ntpq, and timedatectl.
jtbl is simple and elegant. It just takes in piped JSON or JSON Lines data and prints a table. There’s only one option to turn on column truncation vs. wrapping columns if the terminal width is too narrow to display the complete table. It ‘does the right thing’.
JC version 1.8.0 now supports 45 parsers. New parsers include blkid, last, lastb, who, /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group, /etc/gshadow, and CSV files along with other parser enhancements.