cisco.ise.backup_config module – Resource module for Backup Config

Note

This module is part of the cisco.ise collection (version 2.5.3).

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.ise.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ise.backup_config.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.ise

Synopsis

  • Manage operation create of the resource Backup Config.

  • Triggers on demand configuration backup on the ISE node. The API returns the task ID. Use the Task Service status API to get the status of the backup job.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • ciscoisesdk >= 2.0.3

  • python >= 3.5

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

backupEncryptionKey

string

The encyption key for the backed up file. Encryption key must satisfy the following criteria - Contains at least one uppercase letter A-Z, Contains at least one lowercase letter a-z, Contains at least one digit 0-9, Contain only A-Za-z0-9_#, Has at least 8 characters, Has not more than 15 characters, Must not contain ‘CcIiSsCco’, Must not begin with.

backupName

string

The backup file will get saved with this name.

ise_debug

boolean

Flag for Identity Services Engine SDK to enable debugging.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

ise_hostname

string / required

The Identity Services Engine hostname.

ise_password

string / required

The Identity Services Engine password to authenticate.

ise_username

string / required

The Identity Services Engine username to authenticate.

ise_uses_api_gateway

boolean

added in 1.1.0 of cisco.ise

Flag that informs the SDK whether to use the Identity Services Engine’s API Gateway to send requests.

If it is true, it uses the ISE’s API Gateway and sends requests to https://{{ise_hostname}}.

If it is false, it sends the requests to https://{{ise_hostname}}:{{port}}, where the port value depends on the Service used (ERS, Mnt, UI, PxGrid).

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

ise_uses_csrf_token

boolean

added in 3.0.0 of cisco.ise

Flag that informs the SDK whether we send the CSRF token to ISE’s ERS APIs.

If it is True, the SDK assumes that your ISE CSRF Check is enabled.

If it is True, it assumes you need the SDK to manage the CSRF token automatically for you.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

ise_verify

boolean

Flag to enable or disable SSL certificate verification.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

ise_version

string

Informs the SDK which version of Identity Services Engine to use.

Default: “3.1_Patch_1”

ise_wait_on_rate_limit

boolean

Flag for Identity Services Engine SDK to enable automatic rate-limit handling.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

repositoryName

string

Name of the configured repository where the generated backup file will get copied.

Notes

Note

  • SDK Method used are backup_and_restore.BackupAndRestore.config_backup,

  • Paths used are post /api/v1/backup-restore/config/backup,

  • Does not support check_mode

  • The plugin runs on the control node and does not use any ansible connection plugins, but instead the embedded connection manager from Cisco ISE SDK

  • The parameters starting with ise_ are used by the Cisco ISE Python SDK to establish the connection

See Also

See also

Cisco ISE documentation for Backup And Restore

Complete reference of the Backup And Restore API.

Examples

- name: Create
  cisco.ise.backup_config:
    ise_hostname: "{{ise_hostname}}"
    ise_username: "{{ise_username}}"
    ise_password: "{{ise_password}}"
    ise_verify: "{{ise_verify}}"
    backupEncryptionKey: string
    backupName: string
    repositoryName: string

Return Values

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

Key

Description

ise_response

dictionary

A dictionary or list with the response returned by the Cisco ISE Python SDK

Returned: always

Sample: “{\n \”response\”: {\n \”id\”: \”string\”,\n \”message\”: \”string\”,\n \”link\”: {\n \”rel\”: \”string\”,\n \”href\”: \”string\”,\n \”type\”: \”string\”\n }\n },\n \”version\”: \”string\”\n}\n”

Authors

  • Rafael Campos (@racampos)