dellemc.openmanage.idrac_lifecycle_controller_logs – Export Lifecycle Controller logs to a network share or local path.

Note

This plugin is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 4.3.0).

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 dellemc.openmanage.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.openmanage.idrac_lifecycle_controller_logs.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • Export Lifecycle Controller logs to a given network share or local path.

Requirements

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

  • omsdk

  • python >= 2.7.5

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
idrac_ip
string / required
iDRAC IP Address.
idrac_password
string / required
iDRAC user password.

aliases: idrac_pwd
idrac_port
integer
Default:
443
iDRAC port.
idrac_user
string / required
iDRAC username.
job_wait
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to wait for the running job completion or not.
share_name
string / required
Network share or local path.
CIFS, NFS network share types are supported.
share_password
string
Network share user password. This option is mandatory for CIFS Network Share.

aliases: share_pwd
share_user
string
Network share user in the format '[email protected]' or 'domain\user' if user is part of a domain else 'user'. This option is mandatory for CIFS Network Share.

Notes

Note

  • This module requires ‘Administrator’ privilege for idrac_user.

  • Exporting data to a local share is supported only on iDRAC9-based PowerEdge Servers and later.

  • Run this module from a system that has direct access to Dell EMC iDRAC.

  • This module does not support check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Export lifecycle controller logs to NFS share.
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_lifecycle_controller_logs:
    idrac_ip: "190.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    share_name: "192.168.0.0:/nfsfileshare"

- name: Export lifecycle controller logs to CIFS share.
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_lifecycle_controller_logs:
    idrac_ip: "190.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    share_name: "\\\\192.168.0.2\\share"
    share_user: "share_user_name"
    share_password: "share_user_pwd"

- name: Export lifecycle controller logs to LOCAL path.
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_lifecycle_controller_logs:
    idrac_ip: "190.168.0.1"
    idrac_user: "user_name"
    idrac_password: "user_password"
    share_name: "/example/export_lc"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
error_info
dictionary
on HTTP error
Details of the HTTP Error.

Sample:
{'error': {'@Message.ExtendedInfo': [{'Message': 'Unable to process the request because an error occurred.', 'MessageArgs': [], 'MessageId': 'GEN1234', 'RelatedProperties': [], 'Resolution': 'Retry the operation. If the issue persists, contact your system administrator.', 'Severity': 'Critical'}], 'code': 'Base.1.0.GeneralError', 'message': 'A general error has occurred. See ExtendedInfo for more information.'}}
lc_logs_status
dictionary
success
Status of the export operation along with job details and file path.

Sample:
{'ElapsedTimeSinceCompletion': '0', 'InstanceID': 'JID_274774785395', 'JobStartTime': 'NA', 'JobStatus': 'Completed', 'JobUntilTime': 'NA', 'Message': 'LCL Export was successful', 'MessageArguments': 'NA', 'MessageID': 'LC022', 'Name': 'LC Export', 'PercentComplete': '100', 'Status': 'Success', 'file': '192.168.0.0:/nfsfileshare/190.168.0.1_20210728_133437_LC_Log.log', 'retval': True}
msg
string
always
Status of the export lifecycle controller logs job.

Sample:
Successfully exported the lifecycle controller logs.


Authors

  • Rajeev Arakkal (@rajeevarakkal)

  • Anooja Vardhineni (@anooja-vardhineni)