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netact_cm_command - Manage network configuration data in Nokia Core and Radio networks

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • netact_cm_command can be used to run various configuration management operations. This module requires that the target hosts have Nokia NetAct network management system installed. Module will access the Configurator command line interface in NetAct to upload network configuration to NetAct, run configuration export, plan import and configuration provision operations To set the scope of the operation, define Distinguished Name (DN) or Working Set (WS) or Maintenance Region (MR) as input

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
backupPlanName
Specifies a backup plan name
createBackupPlan
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Specifies if backup plan generation is enabled.
DN
Sets the exact scope of the operation in form of a list of managed object Distinguished Names (DN) in the network. A single DN or a list of DNs can be given (comma separated list without spaces). Alternatively, if DN or a list of DNs is not given, working set (WS) or Maintenance Region (MR) must be provided as parameter to set the scope of operation.
extra_opts
Extra options to be set for operations. Check Configuration Management > Configuration Management Operating Procedures > Command Line Operations in Nokia NetAct user documentation for further information for extra options.
fileFormat
    Choices:
  • RAML2
  • CSV
  • XLSX
Indicates file format.
fileName
Specifies a file name. Valid for Import and Export operations.
inputFile
Specifies full path to plan file location for the import operation. This parameter (inputFile) or the fileName parameter must be filled. If both are present then the inputFile is used.
MR
Sets the scope of the operation to network elements assigned to a Maintenance Region (MR) Value can be set as MR IDs including the Maintenance Region Collection (MRC) information (for example MRC-FIN1/MR-Hel). Multiple MRs can be given (comma-separated list without spaces) The value of this parameter is searched through MR IDs under given MRC. If there is no match, then it is searched from all MR names. Alternatively, if MR ID or a list or MR IDs is not given, Distinguished Name (DN) or Working Set (WS) must be provided as parameter to set the scope of operation.
operation
required
    Choices:
  • upload
  • provision
  • import
  • export
  • Provision_Mass_Modification
Supported operations allow user to upload actual configuration from the network, to import and provision prepared plans, or export reference or actual configuration for planning purposes. Provision_Mass_Modification enables provisioning the same parameters to multiple network elements. This operation supports modifications only to one object class at a time. With this option NetAct Configurator creates and provisions a plan to the network with the given scope and options.

aliases: op
opsName
user specified operation name
planName
Specifies a plan name.
typeOption
    Choices:
  • plan
  • actual
  • reference
  • template
  • siteTemplate
Specifies the type of the export operation.

aliases: type
verbose
NetAct Configurator will print more info
WS
Sets the scope of the operation to use one or more pre-defined working sets (WS) in NetAct. A working set contains network elements selected by user according to defined criteria. A single WS name, or multiple WSs can be provided (comma-separated list without spaces). Alternatively, if a WS name or a list of WSs is not given, Distinguished Name (DN) or Maintenance Region(MR) must be provided as parameter to set the scope of operation.

Notes

Note

  • Check mode is not currently supported

Examples

# Pass in a message
- name: Upload
  netact_cm_command:
    operation: "Upload"
    opsname: 'Uploading_test'
    dn: "PLMN-PLMN/MRBTS-746"
    extra_opts: '-btsContentInUse true'

- name: Provision
  netact_cm_command:
    operation: "Provision"
    opsname: 'Provision_test'
    dn: "PLMN-PLMN/MRBTS-746"
    planName: 'mySiteTemplate'
    type: 'actual'
    createBackupPlan: true
    backupPlanName: 'myBackupPlanName'

- name: Export and fetching data from target
  netact_cm_command:
    operation: "Export"
    opsname: 'Export_test'
    planName: 'mySiteTemplate'
    type: 'actual'
    fileName: 'exportTest.xml'
- fetch:
    src: /var/opt/nokia/oss/global/racops/export/exportTest.xml
    dest: fetched

- name: Import
  netact_cm_command:
    operation: "Import"
    opsname: 'Import_test'
    fileFormat: 'CSV'
    type: 'plan'
    fileName: 'myCSVFile'
    planName: 'myPlanName'
    extra_ops: 'enablePolicyPlans true'

# fail the module
- name: Test failure of the module
  netact_cm_command:
    name: fail me

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
true if data is changed
data changed

message
string
Command output message
The output message that the netact_cm_command module generates

original_message
string
Command line
The original name param that was passed in

Sample:
/opt/oss/bin/racclimx.sh -op Upload -opsName Uploading_testi -DN PLMN-PLMN/MRBTS-746


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • Harri Tuominen (@hatuomin)

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