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ucs_wwn_pool - Configures WWNN or WWPN pools on Cisco UCS Manager

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
A description of the WWNN or WWPN 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_addr
The first initiator in the World Wide Name (WWN) block.
This is the From field in the UCS Manager Add WWN Blocks menu.
hostname
str

required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
last_addr
The last initiator in the Worlde Wide Name (WWN) block.
This is the To field in the UCS Manager Add WWN Blocks menu.
For WWxN pools, the pool size must be a multiple of ports-per-node + 1.
For example, if there are 7 ports per node, the pool size must be a multiple of 8.
If there are 63 ports per node, the pool size must be a multiple of 64.
name
required
The name of the World Wide Node Name (WWNN) or World Wide Port Name (WWPN) 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 WWNN or WWPN 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
Org dn (distinguished name)
password
str

required
Password for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.
port
int
Port number to be used during connection (by default uses 443 for https and 80 for http connection).
proxy
str
If use_proxy is no, specfies proxy to be used for connection. e.g. 'http://proxy.xy.z:8080'
purpose
required
    Choices:
  • node
  • port
Specify whether this is a node (WWNN) or port (WWPN) pool.
Optional if state is absent.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If present, will verify WWNNs/WWPNs are present and will create if needed.
If absent, will verify WWNNs/WWPNs are absent and will delete if needed.
use_proxy
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, will not use the proxy as defined by system environment variable.
use_ssl
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
str
Default:
admin
Username for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.

Examples

- name: Configure WWNN/WWPN pools
  ucs_wwn_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: WWNN-Pool
    purpose: node
    first_addr: 20:00:00:25:B5:48:00:00
    last_addr: 20:00:00:25:B5:48:00:0F
- ucs_wwn_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: WWPN-Pool-A
    purpose: port
    order: sequential
    first_addr: 20:00:00:25:B5:48:0A:00
    last_addr: 20:00:00:25:B5:48:0A:0F

- name: Remove WWNN/WWPN pools
  ucs_wwn_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: WWNN-Pool
    state: absent
- ucs_wwn_pool:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    name: WWPN-Pool-A
    state: absent

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

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

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