community.general.idrac_redfish_command – Manages Out-Of-Band controllers using iDRAC OEM Redfish APIs

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.idrac_redfish_command.

Synopsis

  • Builds Redfish URIs locally and sends them to remote OOB controllers to perform an action.

  • For use with Dell iDRAC operations that require Redfish OEM extensions

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
baseuri
string / required
Base URI of OOB controller
category
string / required
Category to execute on OOB controller
command
list / elements=string / required
List of commands to execute on OOB controller
password
string / required
Password for authentication with OOB controller
resource_id
string
added in 0.2.0 of community.general
The ID of the System, Manager or Chassis to modify
timeout
integer
Default:
10
Timeout in seconds for URL requests to OOB controller
username
string / required
User for authentication with OOB controller

Examples

- name: Create BIOS configuration job (schedule BIOS setting update)
  community.general.idrac_redfish_command:
    category: Systems
    command: CreateBiosConfigJob
    resource_id: System.Embedded.1
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
always
Message with action result or error description

Sample:
Action was successful


Authors

  • Jose Delarosa (@jose-delarosa)