cisco.ios.ios_ntp – Manages core NTP configuration.

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ios collection (version 2.4.0).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ios.ios_ntp.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.ios

Synopsis

  • Manages core NTP configuration.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
acl
string
ACL for peer/server access restricition.
auth
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable NTP authentication. Data type boolean.
auth_key
string
md5 NTP authentication key of tye 7.
key_id
string
auth_key id. Data type string
logging
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable NTP logs. Data type boolean.
provider
dictionary
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.

A dict object containing connection details.
auth_pass
string
Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTH_PASS will be used instead.
authorize
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTHORIZE will be used instead.
host
string
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
integer
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
server
string
Network address of NTP server.
source_int
string
Source interface for NTP packets.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Manage the state of the resource.
vrf
string
VRF configuration for NTP servers

Notes

Note

Examples

# Set new NTP server and source interface
- cisco.ios.ios_ntp:
    server: 10.0.255.10
    source_int: Loopback0
    logging: false
    state: present
# Remove NTP ACL and logging
- cisco.ios.ios_ntp:
    acl: NTP_ACL
    logging: true
    state: absent
# Set NTP authentication
- cisco.ios.ios_ntp:
    key_id: 10
    auth_key: 15435A030726242723273C21181319000A
    auth: true
    state: present
# Set new NTP configuration
- cisco.ios.ios_ntp:
    server: 10.0.255.10
    source_int: Loopback0
    acl: NTP_ACL
    logging: true
    vrf: mgmt
    key_id: 10
    auth_key: 15435A030726242723273C21181319000A
    auth: true
    state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always
command sent to the device

Sample:
['no ntp server 10.0.255.10', 'no ntp source Loopback0']


Authors

  • Federico Olivieri (@Federico87)

  • Joanie Sylvain (@JoanieAda)