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

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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 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

Comments

auth_token

string

added in 2.3.0 of community.general

Security token for authenticating to iDRAC.

baseuri

string / required

Base URI of iDRAC.

category

string / required

Category to execute on iDRAC.

command

list / elements=string / required

List of commands to execute on iDRAC.

password

string

Password for authenticating to iDRAC.

resource_id

string

added in 0.2.0 of community.general

ID of the System, Manager or Chassis to modify.

timeout

integer

Timeout in seconds for HTTP requests to iDRAC.

Default: 10

username

string

Username for authenticating to iDRAC.

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

Description

msg

string

Message with action result or error description

Returned: always

Sample: “Action was successful”

Authors

  • Jose Delarosa (@jose-delarosa)