cisco.intersight.intersight_rest_api module – REST API configuration for Cisco 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_rest_api.

New in cisco.intersight 2.8

Synopsis

  • Direct REST API configuration for Cisco Intersight.

  • All REST API resources and properties must be specified.

  • For more information see Cisco Intersight.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_body

dictionary

The paylod for API requests used to modify resources.

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"

query_params

dictionary

Query parameters for the Intersight API query languange.

resource_path

string / required

Resource URI being configured related to api_uri.

return_list

boolean

If yes, will return a list of API results in the api_response.

By default only the 1st element of the API Results list is returned.

Can only be used with GET operations.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

state

string

If present, will verify the resource is present and will create if needed.

If absent, will verify the resource is absent and will delete if needed.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

update_method

string

The HTTP method used for update operations.

Some Intersight resources require POST operations for modifications.

Choices:

  • "patch" ← (default)

  • "post"

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: Configure Boot Policy
  intersight_rest_api:
    api_private_key: "{{ api_private_key }}"
    api_key_id: "{{ api_key_id }}"
    api_key_uri: "{{ api_key_uri }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ validate_certs }}"
    resource_path: /boot/PrecisionPolicies
    query_params:
      $filter: "Name eq 'vmedia-localdisk'"
    api_body: {
      "Name": "vmedia-localdisk",
      "ConfiguredBootMode": "Legacy",
      "BootDevices": [
        {
          "ObjectType": "boot.VirtualMedia",
          "Enabled": true,
          "Name": "remote-vmedia",
          "Subtype": "cimc-mapped-dvd"
        },
        {
          "ObjectType": "boot.LocalDisk",
          "Enabled": true,
          "Name": "localdisk",
          "Slot": "MRAID",
          "Bootloader": null
        }
      ],
    }
    state: present

- name: Delete Boot Policy
  intersight_rest_api:
    api_private_key: "{{ api_private_key }}"
    api_key_id: "{{ api_key_id }}"
    api_key_uri: "{{ api_key_uri }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ validate_certs }}"
    resource_path: /boot/PrecisionPolicies
    query_params:
      $filter: "Name eq 'vmedia-localdisk'"
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

api_repsonse

dictionary

The API response output returned by the specified resource.

Returned: always

Sample: {"api_response": {"BootDevices": [{"Enabled": true, "Name": "remote-vmedia", "ObjectType": "boot.VirtualMedia", "Subtype": "cimc-mapped-dvd"}, {"Bootloader": null, "Enabled": true, "Name": "boot-lun", "ObjectType": "boot.LocalDisk", "Slot": "MRAID"}], "ConfiguredBootMode": "Legacy", "Name": "vmedia-localdisk", "ObjectType": "boot.PrecisionPolicy"}}

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)