community.general.ipmi_power – Power management for machine

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.ipmi_power.

Synopsis

  • Use this module for power management

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • pyghmi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string / required
Hostname or ip address of the BMC.
password
string / required
Password to connect to the BMC.
port
string
Default:
623
Remote RMCP port.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • on -- Request system turn on
  • off -- Request system turn off without waiting for OS to shutdown
  • shutdown -- Have system request OS proper shutdown
  • reset -- Request system reset without waiting for OS
  • boot -- If system is off, then 'on', else 'reset'
Whether to ensure that the machine in desired state.
timeout
string
Default:
300
Maximum number of seconds before interrupt request.
user
string / required
Username to use to connect to the BMC.

Examples

- name: Ensure machine is powered on
  community.general.ipmi_power:
    name: test.testdomain.com
    user: admin
    password: password
    state: on

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
powerstate
string
success
The current power state of the machine.

Sample:
True


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