Functionality - Variables

Built-In Variables

These variables are part of the PPA task environment.

You can use them at any point in a Playbook.

Global Namespace

Built-in variables all belong to the globals namespace & cannot be overridden.

Task Variables


Name: globals.task.user

Value: the Task Operator's username in PPA.


Name: globals.task.version

Value: the PPA Appliance software version.


Name: globals.task.addr

Value: the PPA Appliance IP address.


Name: globals.task.trigger

Value: one of the following depending on how the task was started

  • job (schedule)
  • api (API call)
  • ui (PPA Interface)