dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_users module – Manage users and its parameters

Note

This module is part of the dellemc.enterprise_sonic collection (version 1.1.2).

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 dellemc.enterprise_sonic.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_users.

New in version 1.1.0: of dellemc.enterprise_sonic

Synopsis

  • This module provides configuration management of users parameters on devices running Enterprise SONiC.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

config

list / elements=dictionary

Specifies the users related configuration.

name

string / required

Specifies the name of the user.

password

string

Specifies the password of the user.

role

string

Specifies the role of the user.

Choices:

  • admin

  • operator

update_password

string

Specifies the update password flag.

In case of always, password will be updated every time.

In case of on_create, password will be updated only when user is created.

Choices:

  • always ← (default)

  • on_create

state

string

Specifies the operation to be performed on the users configured on the device.

In case of merged, the input configuration will be merged with the existing users configuration on the device.

In case of deleted the existing users configuration will be removed from the device.

Choices:

  • merged ← (default)

  • deleted

Notes

Note

  • Tested against Enterprise SONiC Distribution by Dell Technologies.

  • Supports check_mode.

Examples

# Using deleted
#
# Before state:
# -------------
#
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin
#username sysadmin password $6$3QNqJzpFAPL9JqHA$417xFKw6SRn.CiqMFJkDfQJXKJGjeYwi2A8BIyfuWjGimvunOOjTRunVluudey/W9l8jhzN1oewBW5iLxmq2Q1 role admin
#username sysoperator password $6$s1eTVjcX4Udi69gY$zlYgqwoKRGC6hGL5iKDImN/4BL7LXKNsx9e5PoSsBLs6C80ShYj2LoJAUZ58ia2WNjcHXhTD1p8eU9wyRTCiE0 role operator
#
- name: Merge users configurations
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_users:
    config:
      - name: sysoperator
    state: deleted
# After state:
# ------------
#
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin
#username sysadmin password $6$3QNqJzpFAPL9JqHA$417xFKw6SRn.CiqMFJkDfQJXKJGjeYwi2A8BIyfuWjGimvunOOjTRunVluudey/W9l8jhzN1oewBW5iLxmq2Q1 role admin


# Using deleted
#
# Before state:
# -------------
#
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin
#username sysadmin password $6$3QNqJzpFAPL9JqHA$417xFKw6SRn.CiqMFJkDfQJXKJGjeYwi2A8BIyfuWjGimvunOOjTRunVluudey/W9l8jhzN1oewBW5iLxmq2Q1 role admin
#username sysoperator password $6$s1eTVjcX4Udi69gY$zlYgqwoKRGC6hGL5iKDImN/4BL7LXKNsx9e5PoSsBLs6C80ShYj2LoJAUZ58ia2WNjcHXhTD1p8eU9wyRTCiE0 role operator
#
- name: Merge users configurations
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_users:
    config:
    state: deleted

# After state:
# ------------
#
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin


# Using merged
#
# Before state:
# -------------
#
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin
#
- name: Merge users configurations
  dellemc.enterprise_sonic.sonic_users:
    config:
      - name: sysadmin
        role: admin
        password: admin
        update_password: always
      - name: sysoperator
        role: operator
        password: operator
        update_password: always
    state: merged

# After state:
# ------------
#!
#do show running-configuration
#!
#username admin password $6$sdZt2C7F$3oPSRkkJyLZtsKlFNGWdwssblQWBj5dXM6qAJAQl7dgOfqLSpZJ/n6xf8zPRcqPUFCu5ZKpEtynJ9sZ/S8Mgj. role admin
#username sysadmin password $6$3QNqJzpFAPL9JqHA$417xFKw6SRn.CiqMFJkDfQJXKJGjeYwi2A8BIyfuWjGimvunOOjTRunVluudey/W9l8jhzN1oewBW5iLxmq2Q1 role admin
#username sysoperator password $6$s1eTVjcX4Udi69gY$zlYgqwoKRGC6hGL5iKDImN/4BL7LXKNsx9e5PoSsBLs6C80ShYj2LoJAUZ58ia2WNjcHXhTD1p8eU9wyRTCiE0 role operator

Return Values

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

Key

Description

after

list / elements=string

The resulting configuration model invocation.

Returned: when changed

Sample: “The configuration returned will always be in the same format\n of the parameters above.\n”

before

list / elements=string

The configuration prior to the model invocation.

Returned: always

Sample: “The configuration returned will always be in the same format\n of the parameters above.\n”

commands

list / elements=string

The set of commands pushed to the remote device.

Returned: always

Sample: [“command 1”, “command 2”, “command 3”]

Authors

  • Niraimadaiselvam M (@niraimadaiselvamm)