cisco.ise.tacacs_external_servers module – Resource module for TACACS External Servers

Note

This module is part of the cisco.ise collection (version 2.7.0).

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.ise. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in cisco.ise 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Manage operations create, update and delete of the resource TACACS External Servers.

  • This API creates TACACS external servers.

  • This API deletes TACACS external servers.

  • This API allows the client to update TACACS external servers.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

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

  • ciscoisesdk >= 2.1.1

  • python >= 3.5

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

connectionPort

integer

The port to connect the server.

description

string

TACACS External Servers’s description.

hostIP

string

The server IPV4 address.

id

string

TACACS External Servers’s id.

ise_debug

boolean

Flag for Identity Services Engine SDK to enable debugging.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

ise_hostname

string / required

The Identity Services Engine hostname.

ise_password

string / required

The Identity Services Engine password to authenticate.

ise_single_request_timeout

integer

added in cisco.ise 3.0.0

Timeout (in seconds) for RESTful HTTP requests.

Default: 60

ise_username

string / required

The Identity Services Engine username to authenticate.

ise_uses_api_gateway

boolean

added in cisco.ise 1.1.0

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:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

ise_uses_csrf_token

boolean

added in cisco.ise 3.0.0

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:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

ise_verify

boolean

Flag to enable or disable SSL certificate verification.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (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:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

name

string

TACACS External Servers’s name.

sharedSecret

string

The server shared secret.

singleConnect

boolean

Define the use of single connection.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

timeout

integer

The server timeout.

Notes

Note

  • SDK Method used are tacacs_external_servers.TacacsExternalServers.create_tacacs_external_servers, tacacs_external_servers.TacacsExternalServers.delete_tacacs_external_servers_by_id, tacacs_external_servers.TacacsExternalServers.update_tacacs_external_servers_by_id,

  • Paths used are post /ers/config/tacacsexternalservers, delete /ers/config/tacacsexternalservers/{id}, put /ers/config/tacacsexternalservers/{id},

  • 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

Examples

- name: Update by id
  cisco.ise.tacacs_external_servers:
    ise_hostname: "{{ise_hostname}}"
    ise_username: "{{ise_username}}"
    ise_password: "{{ise_password}}"
    ise_verify: "{{ise_verify}}"
    state: present
    connectionPort: 0
    description: string
    hostIP: string
    id: string
    name: string
    sharedSecret: string
    singleConnect: true
    timeout: 0

- name: Delete by id
  cisco.ise.tacacs_external_servers:
    ise_hostname: "{{ise_hostname}}"
    ise_username: "{{ise_username}}"
    ise_password: "{{ise_password}}"
    ise_verify: "{{ise_verify}}"
    state: absent
    id: string

- name: Create
  cisco.ise.tacacs_external_servers:
    ise_hostname: "{{ise_hostname}}"
    ise_username: "{{ise_username}}"
    ise_password: "{{ise_password}}"
    ise_verify: "{{ise_verify}}"
    state: present
    connectionPort: 0
    description: string
    hostIP: string
    name: string
    sharedSecret: string
    singleConnect: true
    timeout: 0

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: {"connectionPort": 0, "description": "string", "hostIP": "string", "id": "string", "link": {"href": "string", "rel": "string", "type": "string"}, "name": "string", "sharedSecret": "string", "singleConnect": true, "timeout": 0}

ise_update_response

dictionary

added in cisco.ise 1.1.0

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

Returned: always

Sample: {"UpdatedFieldsList": {"field": "string", "newValue": "string", "oldValue": "string", "updatedField": [{"field": "string", "newValue": "string", "oldValue": "string"}]}}

Authors

  • Rafael Campos (@racampos)