community.general.ilo_redfish_info module – Gathers server information through iLO using Redfish APIs

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 8.4.0).

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.ilo_redfish_info.

New in community.general 4.2.0

Synopsis

  • Builds Redfish URIs locally and sends them to iLO to get information back.

  • For use with HPE iLO operations that require Redfish OEM extensions.

Aliases: remote_management.redfish.ilo_redfish_info

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_token

string

Security token for authenticating to iLO.

baseuri

string / required

Base URI of iLO.

category

list / elements=string / required

List of categories to execute on iLO.

command

list / elements=string / required

List of commands to execute on iLO.

password

string

Password for authenticating to iLO.

timeout

integer

Timeout in seconds for HTTP requests to iLO.

Default: 10

username

string

Username for authenticating to iLO.

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

This action does not modify state.

Can run in check_mode and return changed status prediction without modifying target.

diff_mode

Support: N/A

This action does not modify state.

Will return details on what has changed (or possibly needs changing in check_mode), when in diff mode.

Examples

- name: Get iLO Sessions
  community.general.ilo_redfish_info:
    category: Sessions
    command: GetiLOSessions
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
  register: result_sessions

Return Values

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

Key

Description

ilo_redfish_info

dictionary

Returns iLO sessions.

Returned: always

GetiLOSessions

dictionary

Returns the iLO session msg and whether the function executed successfully.

Returned: success

msg

list / elements=dictionary

Information of all active iLO sessions.

Returned: success

Description

string

Provides a description of the resource.

Returned: success

Id

string

The sessionId.

Returned: success

Name

string

The name of the resource.

Returned: success

UserName

string

Name to use to log in to the management processor.

Returned: success

ret

boolean

Check variable to see if the information was successfully retrieved.

Returned: success

Authors

  • Bhavya B (@bhavya06)