cisco.ios.ios_ntp module – (deprecated, removed after 2024-01-01) Manages core NTP configuration.

Note

This module is part of the cisco.ios collection (version 4.0.0).

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.ios.

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

New in cisco.ios 1.0.0

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2024-01-01

Why

Updated module released with more functionality.

Alternative

ios_ntp_global

Synopsis

  • Manages core NTP configuration.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

acl

string

ACL for peer/server access restricition.

auth

boolean

Enable NTP authentication. Data type boolean.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

auth_key

string

md5 NTP authentication key of tye 7.

key_id

string

auth_key id. Data type string

logging

boolean

Enable NTP logs. Data type boolean.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

server

string

Network address of NTP server.

source_int

string

Source interface for NTP packets.

state

string

Manage the state of the resource.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

vrf

string

VRF configuration for NTP servers

Notes

Note

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the :ref:`Ansible Network Guide <network_guide>`

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage Cisco devices see the `Cisco integration page <https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/cisco>`_.

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

Description

commands

list / elements=string

command sent to the device

Returned: always

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

Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2024-01-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Federico Olivieri (@Federico87)

  • Joanie Sylvain (@JoanieAda)