community.general.redfish_config module – Manages Out-Of-Band controllers using Redfish APIs

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 9.0.1).

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.redfish_config.

Synopsis

  • Builds Redfish URIs locally and sends them to remote OOB controllers to set or update a configuration attribute.

  • Manages BIOS configuration settings.

  • Manages OOB controller configuration settings.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_token

string

added in community.general 2.3.0

Security token for authenticating to OOB controller.

baseuri

string / required

Base URI of OOB controller.

bios_attributes

dictionary

added in community.general 0.2.0

Dictionary of BIOS attributes to update.

Default: {}

boot_order

list / elements=string

added in community.general 0.2.0

List of BootOptionReference strings specifying the BootOrder.

Default: []

category

string / required

Category to execute on OOB controller.

command

list / elements=string / required

List of commands to execute on OOB controller.

hostinterface_config

dictionary

added in community.general 4.1.0

Setting dict of HostInterface on OOB controller.

Default: {}

hostinterface_id

string

added in community.general 4.1.0

Redfish HostInterface instance ID if multiple HostInterfaces are present.

network_protocols

dictionary

added in community.general 0.2.0

Setting dict of manager services to update.

Default: {}

nic_addr

string

added in community.general 0.2.0

EthernetInterface Address string on OOB controller.

Default: "null"

nic_config

dictionary

added in community.general 0.2.0

Setting dict of EthernetInterface on OOB controller.

Default: {}

password

string

Password for authenticating to OOB controller.

resource_id

string

added in community.general 0.2.0

ID of the System, Manager or Chassis to modify.

secure_boot_enable

boolean

added in community.general 7.5.0

Setting parameter to enable or disable SecureBoot.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

service_id

string

added in community.general 8.4.0

ID of the manager to update.

sessions_config

dictionary

added in community.general 5.7.0

Setting dict of Sessions.

Default: {}

storage_subsystem_id

string

added in community.general 7.3.0

Id of the Storage Subsystem on which the volume is to be created.

Default: ""

strip_etag_quotes

boolean

added in community.general 3.7.0

Removes surrounding quotes of etag used in If-Match header of PATCH requests.

Only use this option to resolve bad vendor implementation where If-Match only matches the unquoted etag string.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

timeout

integer

Timeout in seconds for HTTP requests to OOB controller.

The default value for this parameter changed from 10 to 60 in community.general 9.0.0.

Default: 60

username

string

Username for authenticating to OOB controller.

volume_details

dictionary

added in community.general 7.5.0

Setting dict of volume to be created.

Default: {}

volume_ids

list / elements=string

added in community.general 7.3.0

List of IDs of volumes to be deleted.

Default: []

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: none

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

diff_mode

Support: none

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

Examples

- name: Set BootMode to UEFI
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    resource_id: 437XR1138R2
    bios_attributes:
      BootMode: "Uefi"
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set multiple BootMode attributes
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    resource_id: 437XR1138R2
    bios_attributes:
      BootMode: "Bios"
      OneTimeBootMode: "Enabled"
      BootSeqRetry: "Enabled"
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Enable PXE Boot for NIC1
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    resource_id: 437XR1138R2
    bios_attributes:
      PxeDev1EnDis: Enabled
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set BIOS default settings with a timeout of 20 seconds
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosDefaultSettings
    resource_id: 437XR1138R2
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    timeout: 20

- name: Set boot order
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBootOrder
    boot_order:
      - Boot0002
      - Boot0001
      - Boot0000
      - Boot0003
      - Boot0004
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set boot order to the default
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetDefaultBootOrder
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set Manager Network Protocols
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Manager
    command: SetNetworkProtocols
    network_protocols:
      SNMP:
        ProtocolEnabled: true
        Port: 161
      HTTP:
        ProtocolEnabled: false
        Port: 8080
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set Manager NIC
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Manager
    command: SetManagerNic
    nic_config:
      DHCPv4:
        DHCPEnabled: false
      IPv4StaticAddresses:
        Address: 192.168.1.3
        Gateway: 192.168.1.1
        SubnetMask: 255.255.255.0
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Disable Host Interface
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Manager
    command: SetHostInterface
    hostinterface_config:
      InterfaceEnabled: false
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Enable Host Interface for HostInterface resource ID '2'
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Manager
    command: SetHostInterface
    hostinterface_config:
      InterfaceEnabled: true
    hostinterface_id: "2"
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set SessionService Session Timeout to 30 minutes
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Sessions
    command: SetSessionService
    sessions_config:
      SessionTimeout: 1800
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Enable SecureBoot
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: EnableSecureBoot
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set SecureBoot
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetSecureBoot
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    secure_boot_enable: True

- name: Delete All Volumes
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: DeleteVolumes
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    storage_subsystem_id: "DExxxxxx"
    volume_ids: ["volume1", "volume2"]

- name: Create Volume
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: CreateVolume
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    storage_subsystem_id: "DExxxxxx"
    volume_details:
      Name: "MR Volume"
      RAIDType: "RAID0"
      Drives:
        - "/redfish/v1/Systems/1/Storage/DE00B000/Drives/1"

- name: Set service identification to {{ service_id }}
  community.general.redfish_config:
    category: Manager
    command: SetServiceIdentification
    service_id: "{{ service_id }}"
    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)

  • T S Kushal (@TSKushal)