community.network.netscaler_save_config module – Save Netscaler configuration.

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.netscaler_save_config.

Synopsis

  • This module unconditionally saves the configuration on the target netscaler node.

  • This module does not support check mode.

  • This module is intended to run either on the ansible control node or a bastion (jumpserver) with access to the actual netscaler instance.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • nitro python sdk

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

nitro_pass

string / required

The password with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.

nitro_protocol

string

Which protocol to use when accessing the nitro API objects.

Choices:

  • http ← (default)

  • https

nitro_timeout

string

Time in seconds until a timeout error is thrown when establishing a new session with Netscaler.

Default: 310

nitro_user

string / required

The username with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.

nsip

string / required

The ip address of the netscaler appliance where the nitro API calls will be made.

The port can be specified with the colon (:). E.g. 192.168.1.1:555.

validate_certs

boolean

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

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

---
- name: Save netscaler configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  community.network.netscaler_save_config:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

- name: Setup server without saving  configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  notify: Save configuration
  netscaler_server:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

    save_config: no

    name: server-1
    ipaddress: 192.168.1.1

# Under playbook's handlers

- name: Save configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  community.network.netscaler_save_config:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

Return Values

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

Key

Description

loglines

list / elements=string

list of logged messages by the module

Returned: always

Sample: [“message 1”, “message 2”]

msg

string

Message detailing the failure reason

Returned: failure

Sample: “Action does not exist”

Authors

  • George Nikolopoulos (@giorgos-nikolopoulos)