Ansible random UUID generation

Question:

In my Ansible script, I want to generate UUIDs on the fly and use them later on.

Here is my approach:

However I get the following error:

How can I solve this issue?

Answer:

In ansible 1.9 there is a new filter : to_uuid , which given a string it will return an ansible domain specific UUID,you can find the usage in here https://docs.ansible.com/playbooks_filters.html#other-useful-filters

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