community.network.ce_ntp_auth – Manages NTP authentication configuration on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Note

This plugin is part of the community.network collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.network.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.network.ce_ntp_auth.

Synopsis

  • Manages NTP authentication configuration on HUAWEI CloudEngine switches.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_mode
string
    Choices:
  • hmac-sha256
  • md5
Specify authentication algorithm.
auth_pwd
string
Plain text with length of 1 to 255, encrypted text with length of 20 to 392.
auth_type
string
    Choices:
  • text
  • encrypt ←
Whether the given password is in cleartext or has been encrypted. If in cleartext, the device will encrypt it before storing it.
authentication
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Configure ntp authentication enable or unconfigure ntp authentication enable.
key_id
string / required
Authentication key identifier (numeric).
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Manage the state of the resource.
trusted_key
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable ←
Whether the given key is required to be supplied by a time source for the device to synchronize to the time source.

Notes

Note

  • If state=absent, the module will attempt to remove the given key configuration. If a matching key configuration isn’t found on the device, the module will fail.

  • If state=absent and authentication=on, authentication will be turned on.

  • If state=absent and authentication=off, authentication will be turned off.

  • Recommended connection is network_cli.

  • This module also works with local connections for legacy playbooks.

Examples

- name: NTP AUTH test
  hosts: cloudengine
  connection: local
  gather_facts: no
  vars:
    cli:
      host: "{{ inventory_hostname }}"
      port: "{{ ansible_ssh_port }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      transport: cli

  tasks:

  - name: "Configure ntp authentication key-id"
    community.network.ce_ntp_auth:
      key_id: 32
      auth_mode: md5
      auth_pwd: 11111111111111111111111
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Configure ntp authentication key-id and trusted authentication keyid"
    community.network.ce_ntp_auth:
      key_id: 32
      auth_mode: md5
      auth_pwd: 11111111111111111111111
      trusted_key: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Configure ntp authentication key-id and authentication enable"
    community.network.ce_ntp_auth:
      key_id: 32
      auth_mode: md5
      auth_pwd: 11111111111111111111111
      authentication: enable
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Unconfigure ntp authentication key-id and trusted authentication keyid"
    community.network.ce_ntp_auth:
      key_id: 32
      state: absent
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

  - name: "Unconfigure ntp authentication key-id and authentication enable"
    community.network.ce_ntp_auth:
      key_id: 32
      authentication: enable
      state: absent
      provider: "{{ cli }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
check to see if a change was made on the device

Sample:
True
end_state
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of ntp authentication after module execution

Sample:
{'authentication': 'off', 'authentication-keyid': [{'auth_mode': 'md5', 'key_id': '1', 'trusted_key': 'disable'}, {'auth_mode': 'md5', 'key_id': '32', 'trusted_key': 'enable'}]}
existing
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of existing ntp authentication

Sample:
{'authentication': 'off', 'authentication-keyid': [{'auth_mode': 'md5', 'key_id': '1', 'trusted_key': 'disable'}]}
proposed
dictionary
always
k/v pairs of parameters passed into module

Sample:
{'auth_mode': 'md5', 'auth_pwd': '1111', 'auth_type': 'text', 'authentication': 'enable', 'key_id': '32', 'state': 'present', 'trusted_key': 'enable'}
state
string
always
state as sent in from the playbook

Sample:
present
updates
list / elements=string
always
command sent to the device

Sample:
['ntp authentication-key 32 md5 1111', 'ntp trusted-key 32', 'ntp authentication enable']


Authors

  • Zhijin Zhou (@QijunPan)