ios_ntp – Manages core NTP configuration

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Manages core NTP configuration.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
acl
-
ACL for peer/server access restricition.
auth
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable NTP authentication. Data type boolean.
auth_key
-
md5 NTP authentication key of tye 7.
key_id
-
auth_key id. Data type string
logging
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable NTP logs. Data type boolean.
provider
dictionary
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the IOS Platform Options guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
auth_pass
string
Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTH_PASS will be used instead.
authorize
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTHORIZE will be used instead.
host
string / required
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Default:
22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
integer
Default:
10
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
server
-
Network address of NTP server.
source_int
-
Source interface for NTP packets.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Manage the state of the resource.

Notes

Note

Examples

# Set new NTP server and source interface
- ios_ntp:
    server: 10.0.255.10
    source_int: Loopback0
    logging: false
    state: present

# Remove NTP ACL and logging
- ios_ntp:
    acl: NTP_ACL
    logging: true
    state: absent

# Set NTP authentication
- ios_ntp:
    key_id: 10
    auth_key: 15435A030726242723273C21181319000A
    auth: true
    state: present

# Set new NTP configuration
- ios_ntp:
    server: 10.0.255.10
    source_int: Loopback0
    acl: NTP_ACL
    logging: true
    key_id: 10
    auth_key: 15435A030726242723273C21181319000A
    auth: true
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list
always
command sent to the device

Sample:
['no ntp server 10.0.255.10', 'no ntp source Loopback0']


Status

Authors

  • Federico Olivieri (@Federico87)

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