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

Note

This plugin is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 3.6.0).

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)