aci_fabric_scheduler – This modules creates ACI schedulers

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • With the module you can create schedule policies that can be a shell, onetime execution or recurring

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
certificate_name
string
The X.509 certificate name attached to the APIC AAA user used for signature-based authentication.
If a private_key filename was provided, this defaults to the private_key basename, without extension.
If PEM-formatted content was provided for private_key, this defaults to the username value.

aliases: cert_name
concurCap
integer
This is the amount of devices that can be executed on at a time
date
string
This is the date and time that the scheduler will execute
day
string
    Choices:
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday
  • even-day
  • odd-day
  • every-day ←
This sets the day when execution will take place
description
string
Description for the Scheduler.

aliases: descr
host
string / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
hour
integer
This set the hour of execution
maxTime
string
This is the amount MAX amount of time a process can be executed
minute
integer
This sets the minute of execution, used in conjunction with hour
name
string / required
The name of the Scheduler.

aliases: name, scheduler_name
output_level
string
    Choices:
  • debug
  • info
  • normal ←
Influence the output of this ACI module.
normal means the standard output, incl. current dict
info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts
debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information
password
string / required
The password to use for authentication.
This option is mutual exclusive with private_key. If private_key is provided too, it will be used instead.
port
integer
Port number to be used for REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.
private_key
string / required
Either a PEM-formatted private key file or the private key content used for signature-based authentication.
This value also influences the default certificate_name that is used.
This option is mutual exclusive with password. If password is provided too, it will be ignored.

aliases: cert_key
recurring
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If you want to make the Scheduler a recurring it would be a "True" and for a oneTime execution it would be "False". For a shell just exclude this option from the task
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
windowname
string
This is the name for your what recurring or oneTime execution

See Also

See also

Cisco ACI Guide
Detailed information on how to manage your ACI infrastructure using Ansible.
Developing Cisco ACI modules
Detailed guide on how to write your own Cisco ACI modules to contribute.

Examples

- name: Simple Scheduler (Empty)
  aci_fabric_scheduler:
     host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
     username: "{{ user }}"
     password: "{{ pass }}"
     validate_certs: no
     name: simpleScheduler
     state: present
- name: Remove Simple Scheduler
  aci_fabric_scheduler:
     host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
     username: "{{ user }}"
     password: "{{ pass }}"
     validate_certs: no
     name: simpleScheduler
     state: absent
- name: One Time Scheduler
  aci_fabric_scheduler:
     host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
     username: "{{ user }}"
     password: "{{ pass }}"
     validate_certs: no
     name: OneTime
     windowname: OneTime
     recurring: False
     concurCap: 20
     date: "2018-11-20T24:00:00"
     state: present
- name: Recurring Scheduler
  aci_fabric_scheduler:
     host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
     username: "{{ user }}"
     password: "{{ pass }}"
     validate_certs: no
     name: Recurring
     windowname: Recurring
     recurring: True
     concurCap: 20
     hour: 13
     minute: 30
     day: Tuesday
     state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
current
list
success
The existing configuration from the APIC after the module has finished

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment', 'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'name': 'production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerKey': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
error
dictionary
failure
The error information as returned from the APIC

Sample:
{'code': '122', 'text': 'unknown managed object class foo'}
filter_string
string
failure or debug
The filter string used for the request

Sample:
?rsp-prop-include=config-only
method
string
failure or debug
The HTTP method used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
POST
previous
list
info
The original configuration from the APIC before the module has started

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production', 'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'name': 'production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerKey': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
proposed
dictionary
info
The assembled configuration from the user-provided parameters

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment', 'name': 'production'}}}
raw
string
parse error
The raw output returned by the APIC REST API (xml or json)

Sample:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><imdata totalCount="1"><error code="122" text="unknown managed object class foo"/></imdata>
response
string
failure or debug
The HTTP response from the APIC

Sample:
OK (30 bytes)
sent
list
info
The actual/minimal configuration pushed to the APIC

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
status
integer
failure or debug
The HTTP status from the APIC

Sample:
200
url
string
failure or debug
The HTTP url used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
https://10.11.12.13/api/mo/uni/tn-production.json


Status

Authors

  • Steven Gerhart (@sgerhart)

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