community.network.ce_startup module – Manages a system startup information on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Note

This module is part of the community.network collection (version 4.0.1).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.ce_startup.

Synopsis

  • Manages a system startup information on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

action

string

Display the startup information.

Choices:

  • display

cfg_file

string

Name of the configuration file that is applied for the next startup. The value is a string of 5 to 255 characters.

Default: “present”

patch_file

string

Name of the patch file that is applied for the next startup.

slot

string

Position of the device.The value is a string of 1 to 32 characters. The possible value of slot is all, slave-board, or the specific slotID.

software_file

string

File name of the system software that is applied for the next startup. The value is a string of 5 to 255 characters.

Notes

Note

  • Recommended connection is network_cli.

  • This module also works with local connections for legacy playbooks.

Examples

- name: Startup module test
  hosts: cloudengine
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: Display startup information
    community.network.ce_startup:
      action: display
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Set startup patch file
    community.network.ce_startup:
      patch_file: 2.PAT
      slot: all
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Set startup software file
    community.network.ce_startup:
      software_file: aa.cc
      slot: 1
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: Set startup cfg file
    community.network.ce_startup:
      cfg_file: 2.cfg
      slot: 1
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

changed

boolean

check to see if a change was made on the device

Returned: always

Sample: true

end_state

dictionary

k/v pairs of aaa params after module execution

Returned: always

Sample: {“StartupInfos”: null}

existing

dictionary

k/v pairs of existing aaa server

Returned: always

Sample: {“configSysSoft”: “flash:/CE12800-V200R002C20_issuB071.cc”, “curentPatchFile”: “NULL”, “curentStartupFile”: “NULL”, “curentSysSoft”: “flash:/CE12800-V200R002C20_issuB071.cc”, “nextPatchFile”: “flash:/1.PAT”, “nextStartupFile”: “flash:/1.cfg”, “nextSysSoft”: “flash:/CE12800-V200R002C20_issuB071.cc”, “position”: “5”}

proposed

dictionary

k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Returned: always

Sample: {“patch_file”: “2.PAT”, “slot”: “all”}

updates

list / elements=string

command sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: {“startup patch 2.PAT all”: null}

Authors

  • Li Yanfeng (@QijunPan)