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ucs_uuid_pool – Configures server UUID pools on Cisco UCS Manager

New in version 2.7.

Synopsis

  • Configures server UUID pools and UUID blocks on Cisco UCS Manager.
  • Examples can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator.

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
-
The user-defined description of the UUID pool.
Enter up to 256 characters.
You can use any characters or spaces except the following:
` (accent mark), (backslash), ^ (carat), " (double quote), = (equal sign), > (greater than), < (less than), or ' (single quote).

aliases: descr
first_uuid
-
The first UUID in the block of UUIDs.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager UUID Blocks menu.
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
last_uuid
-
The last UUID in the block of UUIDs.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add UUID Blocks menu.
name
- / required
The name of the UUID pool.
This name can be between 1 and 32 alphanumeric characters.
You cannot use spaces or any special characters other than - (hyphen), "_" (underscore), : (colon), and . (period).
You cannot change this name after the UUID pool is created.
order
-
    Choices:
  • default ←
  • sequential
The Assignment Order field.
This can be one of the following:
default - Cisco UCS Manager selects a random identity from the pool.
sequential - Cisco UCS Manager selects the lowest available identity from the pool.
org_dn
-
Default:
"org-root"
The distinguished name (dn) of the organization where the resource is assigned.
password
string / required
Password for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.
port
integer
Port number to be used during connection (by default uses 443 for https and 80 for http connection).
prefix
-
UUID prefix used for the range of server UUIDs.
If no value is provided, the system derived prefix will be used (equivalent to selecting 'derived' option in UI).
If the user provides a value, the user provided prefix will be used (equivalent to selecting 'other' option in UI).
A user provided value should be in the format XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX.
proxy
string
If use_proxy is no, specfies proxy to be used for connection. e.g. 'http://proxy.xy.z:8080'
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify UUID pool is present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify UUID pool is absent and will delete if needed.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, will not use the proxy as defined by system environment variable.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
Username for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.

Examples

- name: Configure UUID address pool
  ucs_uuid_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: UUID-Pool
    order: sequential
    first_uuid: 0000-000000000001
    last_uuid: 0000-000000000078

- name: Remove UUID address pool
  ucs_uuid_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: UUID-Pool
    state: absent

Status

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)
  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)

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