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Dynamic inventory only returning host

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I trying to deploy dynamic inventory using the infoblox.yaml and script and I'm getting the hosts listed.  What I need is a way to also get the extensible attributes associated with the host as those would be vars needed for my playbooks.  This is what my static inventory looks like for a single pair of F5 devices.


[ILBEL5003_4] reboot_group=1 reboot_group=2




So this didn't give me what I wanted so I tried to use the nios_inventory plugin.  This running in Ansible Tower and has yet to produce any hosts in the inventory.  Current error is 

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/awx-manage", line 11, in <module>
load_entry_point('awx==3.8.3', 'console_scripts', 'awx-manage')()
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/awx/", line 154, in manage
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/django/core/management/", line 381, in execute_from_command_line
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/django/core/management/", line 375, in execute
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/django/core/management/", line 323, in run_from_argv
self.execute(*args, **cmd_options)
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/django/core/management/", line 364, in execute
output = self.handle(*args, **options)
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/awx/main/management/commands/", line 1142, in handle
raise exc
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/awx/main/management/commands/", line 1032, in handle
venv_path=venv_path, verbosity=self.verbosity).load()
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/awx/main/management/commands/", line 208, in load
return self.command_to_json(base_args + ['--list'])
File "/var/lib/awx/venv/awx/lib64/python3.6/site-packages/awx/main/management/commands/", line 196, in command_to_json
data = json.loads(stdout)
File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/json/", line 354, in loads
return _default_decoder.decode(s)
File "/usr/lib64/python3.6/json/", line 342, in decode
raise JSONDecodeError("Extra data", s, end)
json.decoder.JSONDecodeError: Extra data: line 2 column 1 (char 3)


I have found little to none in the way of documentation on this plugin and wondering if anyone is actually using Infoblox for dynamic inventory in Ansible Tower.

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