dellemc.openmanage.idrac_timezone_ntp – Configures time zone and NTP on iDRAC

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_timezone_ntp.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to configure time zone and NTP on iDRAC.

Requirements

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

  • omsdk

  • python >= 2.7.5

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
enable_ntp
string
    Choices:
  • Enabled
  • Disabled
Allows to enable or disable NTP on iDRAC.
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.
ntp_server_1
string
The IP address of the NTP server 1.
ntp_server_2
string
The IP address of the NTP server 2.
ntp_server_3
string
The IP address of the NTP server 3.
setup_idrac_timezone
string
Allows to configure time zone on iDRAC.
share_mnt
string
Local mount path of the network share with read-write permission for ansible user. This option is mandatory for network shares.
share_name
string / required
Network share or a local path.
share_password
string
Network share user password. This option is mandatory for CIFS share.

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

Notes

Note

  • This module requires ‘Administrator’ privilege for idrac_user.

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

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Configure time zone and NTP on iDRAC
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_timezone_ntp:
       idrac_ip:   "190.168.0.1"
       idrac_user: "user_name"
       idrac_password:  "user_password"
       share_name: "user_name:/share"
       share_password:  "share_password"
       share_user: "user_name"
       share_mnt: "/mnt/share"
       setup_idrac_timezone: "UTC"
       enable_ntp: Enabled
       ntp_server_1: "190.168.0.1"
       ntp_server_2: "190.168.0.2"
       ntp_server_3: "190.168.0.3"

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.'}}
msg
string
always
Overall status of the timezone and ntp configuration.

Sample:
Successfully configured the iDRAC time settings.
timezone_ntp_status
dictionary
success
Job details of the time zone setting operation.

Sample:
{'@odata.context': '/redfish/v1/$metadata#DellJob.DellJob', '@odata.id': '/redfish/v1/Managers/iDRAC.Embedded.1/Jobs/JID_861801613971', '@odata.type': '#DellJob.v1_0_0.DellJob', 'CompletionTime': '2020-04-06T19:06:01', 'Description': 'Job Instance', 'EndTime': None, 'Id': 'JID_861801613971', 'JobState': 'Completed', 'JobType': 'ImportConfiguration', 'Message': 'Successfully imported and applied Server Configuration Profile.', 'MessageArgs': [], 'MessageId': 'SYS053', 'Name': 'Import Configuration', 'PercentComplete': 100, 'StartTime': 'TIME_NOW', 'Status': 'Success', 'TargetSettingsURI': None, 'retval': True}


Authors

  • Felix Stephen (@felixs88)

  • Anooja Vardhineni (@anooja-vardhineni)