cisco.intersight.intersight_info – Gather information about Intersight

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.intersight collection (version 1.0.18).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.intersight.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.intersight.intersight_info.

New in version 2.8: of cisco.intersight

Synopsis

  • Gathers information about servers in Cisco Intersight.

  • This module was called intersight_facts before Ansible 2.9. The usage did not change.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key_id
string / required
Public API Key ID associated with the private key.
If not set, the value of the INTERSIGHT_API_KEY_ID environment variable is used.
api_private_key
string / required
Filename (absolute path) or string of PEM formatted private key data to be used for Intersight API authentication.
If a string is used, Ansible vault should be used to encrypt string data.
Ex. ansible-vault encrypt_string --vault-id [email protected]/Users/dsoper/Documents/vault_password_file '-----BEGIN EC PRIVATE KEY-----
<your private key data>
-----END EC PRIVATE KEY-----'
If not set, the value of the INTERSIGHT_API_PRIVATE_KEY environment variable is used.
api_uri
string
Default:
"https://intersight.com/api/v1"
URI used to access the Intersight API.
If not set, the value of the INTERSIGHT_API_URI environment variable is used.
server_names
list / elements=string / required
Server names to retrieve information from.
An empty list will return all servers.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Boolean control for verifying the api_uri TLS certificate

Examples

- name: Get info for all servers
  intersight_info:
    api_private_key: ~/Downloads/SecretKey.txt
    api_key_id: 64612d300d0982/64612d300d0b00/64612d300d3650
    server_names:
- debug:
    msg: "server name {{ item.Name }}, moid {{ item.Moid }}"
  loop: "{{ intersight_servers }}"
  when: intersight_servers is defined

- name: Get info for servers by name
  intersight_info:
    api_private_key: ~/Downloads/SecretKey.txt
    api_key_id: 64612d300d0982/64612d300d0b00/64612d300d3650
    server_names:
      - SJC18-L14-UCS1-1
- debug:
    msg: "server moid {{ intersight_servers[0].Moid }}"
  when: intersight_servers[0] is defined

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
intersight_servers
complex
always
A list of Intersight Servers. See Cisco Intersight for details.

 
Moid
string
always
The unique identifier of this Managed Object instance.

Sample:
5978bea36ad4b000018d63dc
 
Name
string
always
The name of the server.

Sample:
SJC18-L14-UCS1-1


Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)