community.windows.win_snmp – Configures the Windows SNMP service

Note

This plugin is part of the community.windows collection (version 1.9.0).

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.windows.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.windows.win_snmp.

Synopsis

  • This module configures the Windows SNMP service.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
action
string
    Choices:
  • add
  • set ←
  • remove
add will add new SNMP community strings and/or SNMP managers
set will replace SNMP community strings and/or SNMP managers. An empty list for either community_strings or permitted_managers will result in the respective lists being removed entirely.
remove will remove SNMP community strings and/or SNMP managers
community_strings
list / elements=string
The list of read-only SNMP community strings.
permitted_managers
list / elements=string
The list of permitted SNMP managers.

Examples

- name: Replace SNMP communities and managers
  community.windows.win_snmp:
    community_strings:
    - public
    permitted_managers:
    - 192.168.1.2
    action: set

- name: Replace SNMP communities and clear managers
  community.windows.win_snmp:
    community_strings:
    - public
    permitted_managers: []
    action: set

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
community_strings
list / elements=string
always
The list of community strings for this machine.

Sample:
['public', 'snmp-ro']
permitted_managers
list / elements=string
always
The list of permitted managers for this machine.

Sample:
['192.168.1.1', '192.168.1.2']


Authors

  • Michael Cassaniti (@mcassaniti)