community.network.iap_start_workflow module – Start a workflow in the Itential Automation Platform

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.iap_start_workflow.

Synopsis

  • This will start a specified workflow in the Itential Automation Platform with given arguments.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

description

string / required

Provide the description for the workflow

https

boolean

Use HTTPS to connect

By default using http

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

iap_fqdn

string / required

Provide the fqdn for the Itential Automation Platform

iap_port

string / required

Provide the port number for the Itential Automation Platform

token_key

string / required

Token key generated by iap_token module for the Itential Automation Platform

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates for the target url will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

variables

dictionary / required

Provide the values to the job variables

workflow_name

string / required

Provide the workflow name

Examples

- name: Start a workflow in the Itential Automation Platform
  community.network.iap_start_workflow:
    iap_port: 3000
    iap_fqdn: localhost
    token_key: "DFSFSFHFGFGF[DSFSFAADAFASD%3D"
    workflow_name: "RouterUpgradeWorkflow"
    description: "OS-Router-Upgrade"
    variables: {"deviceName":"ASR9K"}
  register: result

- ansible.builtin.debug: var=result

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

The msg will contain the error code or status of the workflow

Returned: always

response

dictionary

The result contains the response from the call

Returned: always

Authors

  • Itential (@cma0)