cisco.intersight.intersight_info module – Gather information about Intersight

Note

This module is part of the cisco.intersight collection (version 1.0.20).

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 cisco.intersight 2.8

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

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 tme@/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

URI used to access the Intersight API.

If not set, the value of the INTERSIGHT_API_URI environment variable is used.

Default: "https://intersight.com/api/v1"

server_names

list / elements=string / required

Server names to retrieve information from.

An empty list will return all servers.

use_proxy

boolean

If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

validate_certs

boolean

Boolean control for verifying the api_uri TLS certificate

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

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

Description

intersight_servers

complex

A list of Intersight Servers. See Cisco Intersight for details.

Returned: always

Moid

string

The unique identifier of this Managed Object instance.

Returned: always

Sample: "5978bea36ad4b000018d63dc"

Name

string

The name of the server.

Returned: always

Sample: "SJC18-L14-UCS1-1"

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)