community.network.icx_user module – Manage the user accounts on Ruckus ICX 7000 series 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.icx_user.

Synopsis

  • This module creates or updates user account on network devices. It allows playbooks to manage either individual usernames or the aggregate of usernames in the current running config. It also supports purging usernames from the configuration that are not explicitly defined.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

access_time

string

This parameter indicates the time the file’s access time should be set to. Should be preserve when no modification is required, YYYYMMDDHHMM.SS when using default time format, or now. Default is None meaning that preserve is the default for state=[file,directory,link,hard] and now is default for state=touch

aggregate

aliases: users, collection

list / elements=dictionary

The set of username objects to be configured on the remote ICX device. The list entries can either be the username or a hash of username and properties. This argument is mutually exclusive with the name argument.

access_time

string

This parameter indicates the time the file’s access time should be set to. Should be preserve when no modification is required, YYYYMMDDHHMM.SS when using default time format, or now. Default is None meaning that preserve is the default for state=[file,directory,link,hard] and now is default for state=touch

check_running_config

boolean

Check running configuration. This can be set as environment variable. Module will use environment variable value(default:True), unless it is overridden, by specifying it as module parameter.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

configured_password

string

The password to be configured on the ICX device.

name

string / required

The username to be configured on the ICX device.

nopassword

boolean

Defines the username without assigning a password. This will allow the user to login to the system without being authenticated by a password.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

privilege

string

The privilege level to be granted to the user

Choices:

  • 0

  • 4

  • 5

state

string

Configures the state of the username definition as it relates to the device operational configuration. When set to present, the username(s) should be configured in the device active configuration and when set to absent the username(s) should not be in the device active configuration

Choices:

  • present

  • absent

update_password

string

This argument will instruct the module when to change the password. When set to always, the password will always be updated in the device and when set to on_create the password will be updated only if the username is created.

Choices:

  • on_create

  • always

check_running_config

boolean

Check running configuration. This can be set as environment variable. Module will use environment variable value(default:True), unless it is overridden, by specifying it as module parameter.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

configured_password

string

The password to be configured on the ICX device.

name

string / required

The username to be configured on the ICX device.

nopassword

boolean

Defines the username without assigning a password. This will allow the user to login to the system without being authenticated by a password.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

privilege

string

The privilege level to be granted to the user

Choices:

  • 0

  • 4

  • 5

purge

boolean

If set to true module will remove any previously configured usernames on the device except the current defined set of users.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

state

string

Configures the state of the username definition as it relates to the device operational configuration. When set to present, the username(s) should be configured in the device active configuration and when set to absent the username(s) should not be in the device active configuration

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

update_password

string

This argument will instruct the module when to change the password. When set to always, the password will always be updated in the device and when set to on_create the password will be updated only if the username is created.

Choices:

  • on_create

  • always ← (default)

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: Create a new user without password
  community.network.icx_user:
    name: user1
    nopassword: true

- name: Create a new user with password
  community.network.icx_user:
    name: user1
    configured_password: 'newpassword'

- name: Remove users
  community.network.icx_user:
    name: user1
    state: absent

- name: Set user privilege level to 5
  community.network.icx_user:
    name: user1
    privilege: 5

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Returned: always

Sample: [“username ansible nopassword”, “username ansible password-string alethea123”, “no username ansible”, “username ansible privilege 5”, “username ansible enable”]

Authors

  • Ruckus Wireless (@Commscope)