community.general.idrac_server_config_profile – Export or Import iDRAC Server Configuration Profile (SCP).

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_server_config_profile.

Synopsis

  • Export the Server Configuration Profile (SCP) from the iDRAC or Import from a network share or a local file.

Requirements

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

  • omsdk

  • python >= 2.7.5

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
command
string
    Choices:
  • import
  • export ←
If import, will perform SCP import operations.
If export, will perform SCP export operations.
end_host_power_state
string
    Choices:
  • On ←
  • Off
This option is applicable for import command.
If On, End host power state is on.
If Off, End host power state is off.
export_format
string
    Choices:
  • JSON
  • XML ←
Specify the output file format. This option is applicable for export command.
export_use
string
    Choices:
  • Default ←
  • Clone
  • Replace
Specify the type of server configuration profile (SCP) to be exported. This option is applicable for export command.
idrac_ip
string / required
iDRAC IP Address.
idrac_password
string / required
iDRAC user password.

aliases: idrac_pwd
idrac_port
integer
Default:
443
iDRAC port.
idrac_user
string / required
iDRAC username.
job_wait
boolean / required
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether to wait for job completion or not.
scp_components
string
    Choices:
  • ALL ←
  • IDRAC
  • BIOS
  • NIC
  • RAID
If ALL, this module will import all components configurations from SCP file.
If IDRAC, this module will import iDRAC configuration from SCP file.
If BIOS, this module will import BIOS configuration from SCP file.
If NIC, this module will import NIC configuration from SCP file.
If RAID, this module will import RAID configuration from SCP file.
scp_file
string
Server Configuration Profile file name. This option is mandatory for import command.
share_name
string / required
CIFS or NFS Network Share or a local path.
share_password
string
Network share user password. This option is mandatory for CIFS Network Share.

aliases: share_pwd
share_user
string
Network share user in the format '[email protected]' or 'domain\\user' if user is part of a domain else 'user'. This option is mandatory for CIFS Network Share.
shutdown_type
string
    Choices:
  • Graceful ←
  • Forced
  • NoReboot
This option is applicable for import command.
If Graceful, it gracefully shuts down the server.
If Forced, it forcefully shuts down the server.
If NoReboot, it does not reboot the server.

Examples

---
- name: Import Server Configuration Profile from a network share
  community.general.idrac_server_config_profile:
    idrac_ip: "192.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    command: "import"
    share_name: "192.168.0.2:/share"
    share_user: "share_user_name"
    share_password: "share_user_password"
    scp_file: "scp_filename.xml"
    scp_components: "ALL"
    job_wait: True

- name: Import Server Configuration Profile from a local path
  community.general.idrac_server_config_profile:
    idrac_ip: "192.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    command: "import"
    share_name: "/scp_folder"
    share_user: "share_user_name"
    share_password: "share_user_password"
    scp_file: "scp_filename.xml"
    scp_components: "ALL"
    job_wait: True

- name: Export Server Configuration Profile to a network share
  community.general.idrac_server_config_profile:
    idrac_ip: "192.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    share_name: "192.168.0.2:/share"
    share_user: "share_user_name"
    share_password: "share_user_password"
    job_wait: False

- name: Export Server Configuration Profile to a local path
  community.general.idrac_server_config_profile:
    idrac_ip: "192.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    share_name: "/scp_folder"
    share_user: "share_user_name"
    share_password: "share_user_password"
    job_wait: False

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
always
Status of the import or export SCP job.

Sample:
Successfully imported the Server Configuration Profile
scp_status
dictionary
success
SCP operation job and progress details from the iDRAC.

Sample:
{'Id': 'JID_XXXXXXXXX', 'JobState': 'Completed', 'JobType': 'ImportConfiguration', 'Message': 'Successfully imported and applied Server Configuration Profile.', 'MessageArgs': [], 'MessageId': 'XXX123', 'Name': 'Import Configuration', 'PercentComplete': 100, 'StartTime': 'TIME_NOW', 'Status': 'Success', 'TargetSettingsURI': None, 'retval': True}


Authors

  • Jagadeesh N V(@jagadeeshnv)