cisco.intersight.intersight_virtual_media_policy – Virtual Media policy configuration for Cisco Intersight

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.intersight collection (version 1.0.17).

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

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

New in version 2.10: of cisco.intersight

Synopsis

  • Virtual Media policy configuration for Cisco Intersight.

  • Used to configure Virtual Media image mappings on Cisco Intersight managed devices.

  • For more information see Cisco Intersight.

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.
cdd_virtual_media
string
CDD Virtual Media image mapping options.
enable
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Enable or disable CDD image mapping.
mount_type
string / required
    Choices:
  • nfs
  • cifs
  • http
  • https
Type (protocol) of network share used by the remote_hostname.
Ensure that the remote_hostname's communication port for the mount type that you choose is accessible from the managed endpoint.
For CIFS as your mount type, ensure port 445 (which is its communication port) on the remote_hostname is accessible.
For HTTP, ensure port 80 is accessible.
For HTTPS, ensure port 443 is accessible.
For NFS, ensure port 2049 is accessible.
password
string
The password for the selected username, if required.
remote_file
string / required
Filename of the remote image.
Ex. custom_image.iso
remote_hostname
string / required
Hostname or IP address of the server hosting the virtual media image.
remote_path
string / required
Filepath (not including the filename) of the remote image.
Ex. mnt/SHARE/ISOS
username
string
The username for the specified Mount Type, if required.
volume
string / required
A user defined name of the image mounted for mapping.
descrption
string
The user-defined description of the NTP policy.
Description can contain letters(a-z, A-Z), numbers(0-9), hyphen(-), period(.), colon(:), or an underscore(_).

aliases: descr
enable
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Enable or disable virtual media.
encryption
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If enabled, allows encryption of all Virtual Media communications
hdd_virtual_media
string
HDD Virtual Media image mapping options.
authentication_protocol
string
Authentication Protocol for CIFS Mount Type
enable
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable or disable HDD image mapping.
mount_options
string
Mount options for the Virtual Media mapping.
For NFS, supported options are ro, rw, nolock, noexec, soft, port=VALUE, timeo=VALUE, retry=VALUE
For CIFS, supported options are soft, nounix, noserverino, guest
mount_type
string / required
    Choices:
  • nfs
  • cifs
  • http
  • https
Type (protocol) of network share used by the remote_hostname.
Ensure that the remote_hostname's communication port for the mount type that you choose is accessible from the managed endpoint.
For CIFS as your mount type, ensure port 445 (which is its communication port) on the remote_hostname is accessible.
For HTTP, ensure port 80 is accessible.
For HTTPS, ensure port 443 is accessible.
For NFS, ensure port 2049 is accessible.
password
string
The password for the selected username, if required.
remote_file
string / required
Filename of the remote image.
Ex. custom_image.iso
remote_hostname
string / required
Hostname or IP address of the server hosting the virtual media image.
remote_path
string / required
Filepath (not including the filename) of the remote image.
Ex. mnt/SHARE/ISOS
username
string
The username for the specified Mount Type, if required.
volume
string / required
A user defined name of the image mounted for mapping.
low_power_usb
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If enabled, the virtual drives appear on the boot selection menu after mapping the image and rebooting the host.
name
string / required
The name assigned to the NTP policy.
The name must be between 1 and 62 alphanumeric characters, allowing special characters :-_.
organization
string
Default:
"default"
The name of the Organization this resource is assigned to.
Profiles and Policies that are created within a Custom Organization are applicable only to devices in the same Organization.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
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.
tags
list / elements=string
List of tags in Key:<user-defined key> Value:<user-defined value> format.
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: Configure Virtual Media Policy
  cisco.intersight.intersight_virtual_media_policy:
    api_private_key: "{{ api_private_key }}"
    api_key_id: "{{ api_key_id }}"
    organization: DevNet
    name: lab-vmedia
    description: Virutal Media policy for lab use
    tags:
      - Key: Site
        Value: RCDN
    cdd_virtual_media:
      mount_type: nfs
      volume: nfs-cdd
      remote_hostname: 172.28.224.77
      remote_path: mnt/SHARE/ISOS/CENTOS
      remote_file: CentOS7.iso
    hdd_virtual_media:
      mount_type: nfs
      volume: nfs-hdd
      remote_hostname: 172.28.224.77
      remote_path: mnt/SHARE/ISOS/CENTOS
      remote_file: CentOS7.iso

- name: Delete Virtual Media Policy
  cisco.intersight.intersight_virtual_media_policy:
    api_private_key: "{{ api_private_key }}"
    api_key_id: "{{ api_key_id }}"
    organization: DevNet
    name: lab-vmedia
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
api_repsonse
dictionary
always
The API response output returned by the specified resource.

Sample:
{'api_response': {'Name': 'lab-ntp', 'ObjectType': 'ntp.Policy', 'Tags': [{'Key': 'Site', 'Value': 'RCDN'}]}}


Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • Sid Nath (@SidNath21)