community.sap_libs.sap_snote module – This module will upload and (de)implements SNOTES in a SAP S4HANA environment.

Note

This module is part of the community.sap_libs collection (version 1.3.0).

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.sap\_libs. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.sap_libs.sap_snote.

New in community.sap_libs 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • The sap_snote module depends on pyrfc Python library (version 2.4.0 and upwards). Depending on distribution you are using, you may need to install additional packages to have these available.

  • This module will use the Function Group SCWB_API.

  • The TMS must be configured at first.

  • Integrating SNOTES cannot be done via DDIC- or SAP*-User.

Requirements

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

  • pyrfc >= 2.4.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

client

string

The client number to connect to.

You must quote the value to ensure retaining the leading zeros.

Default: "000"

conn_password

string / required

The required password for the SAP system.

conn_username

string / required

The required username for the SAP system.

host

string / required

The required host for the SAP system. Can be either an FQDN or IP Address.

snote

string

With the snote paramter only implementation and deimplementation will work.

Upload SNOTES to the System is only available if snote_path is provided.

snote_path

string

The path to the extracted SNOTE txt file.

The File could be extracted from SAR package.

If snote_path is not provided, the snote parameter must be defined.

The SNOTE txt file must be at a place where the SAP System is authorized for. For example /usr/sap/trans/files.

state

string

The decision what to do with the SNOTE.

Could be 'present', 'absent'

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

sysnr

string

The system number of the SAP system.

You must quote the value to ensure retaining the leading zeros.

Default: "01"

Examples

- name: test snote module
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
  - name: implement SNOTE
    community.sap_libs.sap_snote:
      conn_username: 'DDIC'
      conn_password: 'Passwd1234'
      host: 192.168.1.100
      sysnr: '01'
      client: '000'
      state: present
      snote_path: /usr/sap/trans/tmp/0002949148.txt

- name: test snote module without path
  hosts: localhost
  tasks:
  - name: deimplement SNOTE
    community.sap_libs.sap_snote:
      conn_username: 'DDIC'
      conn_password: 'Passwd1234'
      host: 192.168.1.100
      sysnr: '01'
      client: '000'
      state: absent
      snote: 0002949148

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

A small execution description.

Returned: always

Sample: "SNOTE 000298026 implemented."

out

list / elements=dictionary

A complete description of the SNOTE implementation. If this is available.

Returned: always

Sample: "{ \"RETURN\": [{\"ES_MSG\": { \"MSGNO\": \"000\", \"MSGTY\": \"\", \"MSGTXT\": \"\", \"MSGV1\": \"\" }, \"ET_MSG\": [], \"EV_RC\": 0, \"ET_MISSING_NOTES\": [], \"IT_FILENAME\": [{\"FILENAME\": \"/usr/sap/trans/tmp/0002980265.txt\"}], \"IT_NOTES\": [{\"NUMM\": \"0002980265\", \"VERSNO\": \"0000\"}] }]}"

Authors

  • Rainer Leber (@rainerleber)