cisco.nxos.nxos_snmp_user module – (deprecated, removed after 2024-01-01) Manages SNMP users for monitoring.

Note

This module is part of the cisco.nxos 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.nxos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.nxos.nxos_snmp_user.

New in cisco.nxos 1.0.0

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2024-01-01

Why

Updated modules released with more functionality

Alternative

nxos_snmp_server

Synopsis

  • Manages SNMP user configuration.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

authentication

string

Authentication parameters for the user.

Choices:

  • "md5"

  • "sha"

encrypt

boolean

Enables AES-128 bit encryption when using privacy password.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

group

string

Group to which the user will belong to. If state = present, and the user is existing, the group is added to the user. If the user is not existing, user entry is created with this group argument. If state = absent, only the group is removed from the user entry. However, to maintain backward compatibility, if the existing user belongs to only one group, and if group argument is same as the existing user’s group, then the user entry also is deleted.

privacy

string

Privacy password for the user. This is not idempotent

pwd

string

Authentication password when using md5 or sha. This is not idempotent

state

string

Manage the state of the resource.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

user

string / required

Name of the user.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against NXOSv 7.3.(0)D1(1) on VIRL

  • Limited Support for Cisco MDS

  • Authentication parameters not idempotent.

  • For information on using CLI and NX-API see the :ref:`NXOS Platform Options guide <nxos_platform_options>`

  • 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

- cisco.nxos.nxos_snmp_user:
    user: ntc
    group: network-operator
    authentication: md5
    pwd: test_password

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

commands sent to the device

Returned: always

Sample: ["snmp-server user ntc network-operator auth md5 test_password"]

Status

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

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Jason Edelman (@jedelman8)