community.general.wdc_redfish_command module – Manages WDC UltraStar Data102 Out-Of-Band controllers 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.wdc_redfish_command.

New in community.general 5.4.0

Synopsis

  • Builds Redfish URIs locally and sends them to remote OOB controllers to perform an action.

  • Manages OOB controller firmware. For example, Firmware Activate, Update and Activate.

Aliases: remote_management.redfish.wdc_redfish_command

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_token

string

Security token for authentication with OOB controller.

baseuri

string

Base URI of OOB controller. Must include this or ioms.

category

string / required

Category to execute on OOB controller.

command

list / elements=string / required

List of commands to execute on OOB controller.

ioms

list / elements=string

List of IOM FQDNs for the enclosure. Must include this or baseuri.

password

string

Password for authentication with OOB controller.

resource_id

string

added in community.general 5.4.0

ID of the component to modify, such as Enclosure, IOModuleAFRU, PowerSupplyBFRU, FanExternalFRU3, or FanInternalFRU.

timeout

integer

Timeout in seconds for URL requests to OOB controller.

Default: 10

update_creds

dictionary

The credentials for retrieving the update image.

password

string

The password for retrieving the update image.

username

string

The username for retrieving the update image.

update_image_uri

string

The URI of the image for the update.

username

string

User for authentication with OOB controller.

Attributes

Attribute

Support

Description

check_mode

Support: full

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.

Notes

Note

  • In the inventory, you can specify baseuri or ioms. See the EXAMPLES section.

  • ioms is a list of FQDNs for the enclosure’s IOMs.

Examples

- name: Firmware Activate (required after SimpleUpdate to apply the new firmware)
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Update
    command: FWActivate
    ioms: "{{ ioms }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Firmware Activate with individual IOMs specified
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Update
    command: FWActivate
    ioms:
      - iom1.wdc.com
      - iom2.wdc.com
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Firmware Activate with baseuri specified
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Update
    command: FWActivate
    baseuri: "iom1.wdc.com"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"


- name: Update and Activate (orchestrates firmware update and activation with a single command)
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Update
    command: UpdateAndActivate
    ioms: "{{ ioms }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    update_image_uri: "{{ update_image_uri }}"
    update_creds:
      username: operator
      password: supersecretpwd

- name: Turn on enclosure indicator LED
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: Enclosure
    command: IndicatorLedOn
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Turn off IOM A indicator LED
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: IOModuleAFRU
    command: IndicatorLedOff
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Turn on Power Supply B indicator LED
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: PowerSupplyBFRU
    command: IndicatorLedOn
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Turn on External Fan 3 indicator LED
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: FanExternalFRU3
    command: IndicatorLedOn
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Turn on Internal Fan indicator LED
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: FanInternalFRU
    command: IndicatorLedOn
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set chassis to Low Power Mode
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: Enclosure
    command: PowerModeLow

- name: Set chassis to Normal Power Mode
  community.general.wdc_redfish_command:
    category: Chassis
    resource_id: Enclosure
    command: PowerModeNormal

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

  • Mike Moerk (@mikemoerk)