cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server – Configures NTP server on Cisco UCS Manager

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ucs collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.ucs.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server.

New in version 2.7: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • Configures NTP server on Cisco UCS Manager.

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
string
Default:
""
A user-defined description of the NTP server.
Enter up to 256 characters.
You can use any characters or spaces except the following:
` (accent mark), (backslash), ^ (carat), " (double quote), = (equal sign), > (greater than), < (less than), or ' (single quote).

aliases: descr
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
ntp_server
string
Default:
""
NTP server IP address or hostname.
Enter up to 63 characters that form a valid hostname.
Enter a valid IPV4 Address.

aliases: name
password
string / required
Password for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.
port
integer
Port number to be used during connection (by default uses 443 for https and 80 for http connection).
proxy
string
If use_proxy is no, specfies proxy to be used for connection. e.g. 'http://proxy.xy.z:8080'
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
If absent, will remove an NTP server.
If present, will add or update an NTP server.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, will not use the proxy as defined by system environment variable.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
Username for Cisco UCS Manager authentication.

Examples

- name: Configure NTP server
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    ntp_server: 10.10.10.10
    description: Internal NTP Server by IP address
    state: present

- name: Configure NTP server
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    ntp_server: pool.ntp.org
    description: External NTP Server by hostname
    state: present

- name: Remove NTP server
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    ntp_server: 10.10.10.10
    state: absent

- name: Remove NTP server
  cisco.ucs.ucs_ntp_server:
    hostname: 172.16.143.150
    username: admin
    password: password
    ntp_server: pool.ntp.org
    state: absent

Authors

  • David Soper (@dsoper2)

  • John McDonough (@movinalot)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)