cisco.meraki.networks_meraki_auth_users module – Resource module for networks _merakiauthusers

Note

This module is part of the cisco.meraki collection (version 2.17.2).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.meraki.networks_meraki_auth_users.

New in cisco.meraki 2.16.0

Synopsis

  • Manage operations create, update and delete of the resource networks _merakiauthusers.

  • Authorize a user configured with Meraki Authentication for a network currently supports 802.1X, splash guest, and client VPN users, and currently, organizations have a 50,000 user cap .

  • Deauthorize a user. To reauthorize a user after deauthorizing them, POST to this endpoint. Currently, 802.1X RADIUS, splash guest, and client VPN users can be deauthorized. .

  • Update a user configured with Meraki Authentication currently, 802.1X RADIUS, splash guest, and client VPN users can be updated .

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

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

  • meraki >= 2.4.9

  • python >= 3.5

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

accountType

string

Authorization type for user. Can be ‘Guest’ or ‘802.1X’ for wireless networks, or ‘Client VPN’ for wired networks. Defaults to ‘802.1X’.

authorizations

list / elements=dictionary

Authorization zones and expiration dates for the user.

expiresAt

string

Date for authorization to expire. Set to ‘Never’ for the authorization to not expire, which is the default.

ssidNumber

integer

Required for wireless networks. The SSID for which the user is being authorized, which must be configured for the user’s given accountType.

email

string

Email address of the user.

emailPasswordToUser

boolean

Whether or not Meraki should email the password to user. Default is false.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

isAdmin

boolean

Whether or not the user is a Dashboard administrator.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time

integer

meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time (integer), action batch concurrency error retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_api_key

string / required

meraki_api_key (string), API key generated in dashboard; can also be set as an environment variable MERAKI_DASHBOARD_API_KEY

meraki_base_url

string

meraki_base_url (string), preceding all endpoint resources

Default: "https://api.meraki.com/api/v1"

meraki_be_geo_id

string

meraki_be_geo_id (string), optional partner identifier for API usage tracking; can also be set as an environment variable BE_GEO_ID

Default: ""

meraki_caller

string

meraki_caller (string), optional identifier for API usage tracking; can also be set as an environment variable MERAKI_PYTHON_SDK_CALLER

Default: ""

meraki_certificate_path

string

meraki_certificate_path (string), path for TLS/SSL certificate verification if behind local proxy

Default: ""

meraki_inherit_logging_config

boolean

meraki_inherit_logging_config (boolean), Inherits your own logger instance

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_log_file_prefix

string

meraki_log_file_prefix (string), log file name appended with date and timestamp

Default: "meraki_api_"

meraki_log_path

string

log_path (string), path to output log; by default, working directory of script if not specified

Default: ""

meraki_maximum_retries

integer

meraki_maximum_retries (integer), retry up to this many times when encountering 429s or other server-side errors

Default: 2

meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time

integer

meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time (integer), Nginx 429 retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_output_log

boolean

meraki_output_log (boolean), create an output log file?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

meraki_print_console

boolean

meraki_print_console (boolean), print logging output to console?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

meraki_requests_proxy

string

meraki_requests_proxy (string), proxy server and port, if needed, for HTTPS

Default: ""

meraki_retry_4xx_error

boolean

meraki_retry_4xx_error (boolean), retry if encountering other 4XX error (besides 429)?

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time

integer

meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time (integer), other 4XX error retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_simulate

boolean

meraki_simulate (boolean), simulate POST/PUT/DELETE calls to prevent changes?

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_single_request_timeout

integer

meraki_single_request_timeout (integer), maximum number of seconds for each API call

Default: 60

meraki_suppress_logging

boolean

meraki_suppress_logging (boolean), disable all logging? you’re on your own then!

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages

boolean

meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages (boolean), list* methods will return an iterator with each object instead of a complete list with all items

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_wait_on_rate_limit

boolean

meraki_wait_on_rate_limit (boolean), retry if 429 rate limit error encountered?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

merakiAuthUserId

string

MerakiAuthUserId path parameter. Meraki auth user ID.

name

string

Name of the user. Only required If the user is not a Dashboard administrator.

networkId

string

NetworkId path parameter. Network ID.

password

string

The password for this user account. Only required If the user is not a Dashboard administrator.

Notes

Note

  • SDK Method used are networks.Networks.create_network_meraki_auth_user, networks.Networks.delete_network_meraki_auth_user, networks.Networks.update_network_meraki_auth_user,

  • Paths used are post /networks/{networkId}/merakiAuthUsers, delete /networks/{networkId}/merakiAuthUsers/{merakiAuthUserId}, put /networks/{networkId}/merakiAuthUsers/{merakiAuthUserId},

  • 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 DNAC SDK

  • The parameters starting with dnac_ are used by the Cisco DNAC Python SDK to establish the connection

See Also

See also

Cisco Meraki documentation for networks createNetworkMerakiAuthUser

Complete reference of the createNetworkMerakiAuthUser API.

Cisco Meraki documentation for networks deleteNetworkMerakiAuthUser

Complete reference of the deleteNetworkMerakiAuthUser API.

Cisco Meraki documentation for networks updateNetworkMerakiAuthUser

Complete reference of the updateNetworkMerakiAuthUser API.

Examples

- name: Create
  cisco.meraki.networks_meraki_auth_users:
    meraki_api_key: "{{meraki_api_key}}"
    meraki_base_url: "{{meraki_base_url}}"
    meraki_single_request_timeout: "{{meraki_single_request_timeout}}"
    meraki_certificate_path: "{{meraki_certificate_path}}"
    meraki_requests_proxy: "{{meraki_requests_proxy}}"
    meraki_wait_on_rate_limit: "{{meraki_wait_on_rate_limit}}"
    meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time}}"
    meraki_maximum_retries: "{{meraki_maximum_retries}}"
    meraki_output_log: "{{meraki_output_log}}"
    meraki_log_file_prefix: "{{meraki_log_file_prefix}}"
    meraki_log_path: "{{meraki_log_path}}"
    meraki_print_console: "{{meraki_print_console}}"
    meraki_suppress_logging: "{{meraki_suppress_logging}}"
    meraki_simulate: "{{meraki_simulate}}"
    meraki_be_geo_id: "{{meraki_be_geo_id}}"
    meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages: "{{meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages}}"
    meraki_inherit_logging_config: "{{meraki_inherit_logging_config}}"
    state: present
    accountType: 802.1X
    authorizations:
    - expiresAt: '2018-03-13T00:00:00.090210Z'
      ssidNumber: 1
    email: [email protected]
    emailPasswordToUser: false
    isAdmin: false
    name: Miles Meraki
    networkId: string
    password: secret

- name: Update by id
  cisco.meraki.networks_meraki_auth_users:
    meraki_api_key: "{{meraki_api_key}}"
    meraki_base_url: "{{meraki_base_url}}"
    meraki_single_request_timeout: "{{meraki_single_request_timeout}}"
    meraki_certificate_path: "{{meraki_certificate_path}}"
    meraki_requests_proxy: "{{meraki_requests_proxy}}"
    meraki_wait_on_rate_limit: "{{meraki_wait_on_rate_limit}}"
    meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time}}"
    meraki_maximum_retries: "{{meraki_maximum_retries}}"
    meraki_output_log: "{{meraki_output_log}}"
    meraki_log_file_prefix: "{{meraki_log_file_prefix}}"
    meraki_log_path: "{{meraki_log_path}}"
    meraki_print_console: "{{meraki_print_console}}"
    meraki_suppress_logging: "{{meraki_suppress_logging}}"
    meraki_simulate: "{{meraki_simulate}}"
    meraki_be_geo_id: "{{meraki_be_geo_id}}"
    meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages: "{{meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages}}"
    meraki_inherit_logging_config: "{{meraki_inherit_logging_config}}"
    state: present
    authorizations:
    - expiresAt: '2018-03-13T00:00:00.090210Z'
      ssidNumber: 1
    emailPasswordToUser: false
    merakiAuthUserId: string
    name: Miles Meraki
    networkId: string
    password: secret

- name: Delete by id
  cisco.meraki.networks_meraki_auth_users:
    meraki_api_key: "{{meraki_api_key}}"
    meraki_base_url: "{{meraki_base_url}}"
    meraki_single_request_timeout: "{{meraki_single_request_timeout}}"
    meraki_certificate_path: "{{meraki_certificate_path}}"
    meraki_requests_proxy: "{{meraki_requests_proxy}}"
    meraki_wait_on_rate_limit: "{{meraki_wait_on_rate_limit}}"
    meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time}}"
    meraki_maximum_retries: "{{meraki_maximum_retries}}"
    meraki_output_log: "{{meraki_output_log}}"
    meraki_log_file_prefix: "{{meraki_log_file_prefix}}"
    meraki_log_path: "{{meraki_log_path}}"
    meraki_print_console: "{{meraki_print_console}}"
    meraki_suppress_logging: "{{meraki_suppress_logging}}"
    meraki_simulate: "{{meraki_simulate}}"
    meraki_be_geo_id: "{{meraki_be_geo_id}}"
    meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages: "{{meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages}}"
    meraki_inherit_logging_config: "{{meraki_inherit_logging_config}}"
    state: absent
    merakiAuthUserId: string
    networkId: string

Return Values

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

Key

Description

meraki_response

dictionary

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

Returned: always

Sample: {"accountType": "string", "authorizations": [{"authorizedByEmail": "string", "authorizedByName": "string", "authorizedZone": "string", "expiresAt": "string", "ssidNumber": 0}], "createdAt": "string", "email": "string", "id": "string", "isAdmin": true, "name": "string"}

Authors

  • Francisco Munoz (@fmunoz)