cisco.ucs.ucs_query – Queries UCS Manager objects by class or distinguished name

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ucs collection (version 1.6.0).

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.ucs.

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

New in version 2.8: of cisco.ucs

Synopsis

  • -Queries UCS Manager objects by class or distinguished name.

Requirements

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

  • ucsmsdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
class_ids
string
One or more UCS Manager Class IDs to query.
As a comma separated list
delegate_to
string
Default:
"localhost"
Where the module will be run
distinguished_names
string
One or more UCS Manager Distinguished Names to query.
As a comma separated list
hostname
string / required
IP address or hostname of Cisco UCS Manager.
Modules can be used with the UCS Platform Emulator https://cs.co/ucspe
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'
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: Query UCS Class ID
  cisco.ucs.ucs_query:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    class_ids: computeBlade
    delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query UCS Class IDs
  cisco.ucs.ucs_query:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    class_ids: computeBlade, fabricVlan
    delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query UCS Distinguished Name
  cisco.ucs.ucs_query:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    distinguished_names: org-root
    delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query UCS Distinguished Names
  cisco.ucs.ucs_query:
    hostname: "{{ ucs_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ ucs_username }}"
    password: "{{ ucs_password }}"
    distinguished_names: org-root, sys/rack-unit-1, sys/chassis-1/blade-2
    delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
objects
dictionary
success
results JSON encodded



Authors

  • John McDonough (@movinalot)

  • CiscoUcs (@CiscoUcs)