cisco.mso.mso_user module – Manage users

Note

This module is part of the cisco.mso collection (version 2.0.0).

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.mso.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.mso.mso_user.

Synopsis

  • Manage users on Cisco ACI Multi-Site.

Requirements

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

  • Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer

Parameters

Parameter

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account_status

string

The status of the user account.

Choices:

  • active

  • inactive

domain

string

The domain this user belongs to.

When creating new users, this defaults to Local.

email

string

The email address of the user.

This parameter is required when creating new users.

first_name

string

The first name of the user.

This parameter is required when creating new users.

host

aliases: hostname

string

IP Address or hostname of the ACI Multi Site Orchestrator host.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_HOST will be used instead.

last_name

string

The last name of the user.

This parameter is required when creating new users.

login_domain

string

The login domain name to use for authentication.

The default value is Local.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_LOGIN_DOMAIN will be used instead.

output_level

string

Influence the output of this MSO module.

normal means the standard output, incl. current dict

info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts

debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_OUTPUT_LEVEL will be used instead.

Choices:

  • debug

  • info

  • normal ← (default)

password

string

The password to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_PASSWORD or ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.

phone

string

The phone number of the user.

This parameter is required when creating new users.

port

integer

Port number to be used for the REST connection.

The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_PORT will be used instead.

roles

list / elements=string

The roles for this user and their access types (read or write).

Access type defaults to write.

state

string

Use present or absent for adding or removing.

Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

  • query

timeout

integer

The socket level timeout in seconds.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_TIMEOUT will be used instead.

Default: 30

use_proxy

boolean

If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_PROXY will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

use_ssl

boolean

If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_SSL will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

user

aliases: name

string

The name of the user.

user_password

string

The password of the user.

username

string

The username to use for authentication.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_USERNAME or ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

Notes

Note

  • A default installation of ACI Multi-Site ships with admin password ‘we1come!’ which requires a password change on first login. See the examples of how to change the ‘admin’ password using Ansible.

  • Please read the mso_guide for more detailed information on how to manage your MSO infrastructure using Ansible.

  • This module was written to support Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer. Some or all functionality may not work on earlier versions.

Examples

- name: Update initial admin password
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: initialPassword
    validate_certs: false
    user: admin
    user_password: newPassword
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add a new user
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: false
    user: dag
    user_password: userPassword
    first_name: Dag
    last_name: Wieers
    email: [email protected]
    phone: +32 478 436 299
    roles:
    - name: siteManager
      access_type: write
    - name: schemaManager
      access_type: read
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Add a new user
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: false
    user: dag
    first_name: Dag
    last_name: Wieers
    email: [email protected]
    phone: +32 478 436 299
    roles:
    - powerUser
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a user
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: false
    user: dag
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a user
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: false
    user: dag
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all users
  cisco.mso.mso_user:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    validate_certs: false
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Authors

  • Dag Wieers (@dagwieers)