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netscaler_save_config - Save Netscaler configuration.

New in version 2.4.0.

Synopsis

  • This module uncoditionally 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 Choices/Defaults Comments
nitro_pass
required
The password with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.
nitro_protocol
    Choices:
  • http ←
  • https
Which protocol to use when accessing the nitro API objects.
nitro_timeout Default:
310
Time in seconds until a timeout error is thrown when establishing a new session with Netscaler.
nitro_user
required
The username with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.
nsip
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 Default:
yes
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

---
- name: Save netscaler configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  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
  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 Returned Description
loglines
list
always
list of logged messages by the module

Sample:
['message 1', 'message 2']
msg
str
failure
Message detailing the failure reason

Sample:
Action does not exist


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

  • George Nikolopoulos (@giorgos-nikolopoulos)

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