dellemc.openmanage.idrac_user module – Configure settings for user accounts

Note

This module is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 5.4.0).

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_user.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to perform the following,

  • Add a new user account.

  • Edit a user account.

  • Enable or Disable a user account.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

authentication_protocol

string

This option allows to configure one of the following authentication protocol types to authenticate the iDRAC user.

Secure Hash Algorithm SHA.

Message Digest 5 MD5.

An authentication protocol is not configured if None is selected.

Choices:

  • None

  • SHA

  • MD5

ca_path

path

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) file that contains a CA certificate to be used for the validation.

enable

boolean

Provide the option to enable or disable a user from logging in to iDRAC.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

idrac_ip

string / required

iDRAC IP Address.

idrac_password

aliases: idrac_pwd

string / required

iDRAC user password.

idrac_port

integer

iDRAC port.

Default: 443

idrac_user

string / required

iDRAC username.

ipmi_lan_privilege

string

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface LAN privilege level assigned to the user.

Choices:

  • Administrator

  • Operator

  • User

  • No Access

ipmi_serial_privilege

string

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface Serial Port privilege level assigned to the user.

This option is only applicable for rack and tower servers.

Choices:

  • Administrator

  • Operator

  • User

  • No Access

new_user_name

string

Provide the user_name for the account to be modified.

privacy_protocol

string

This option allows to configure one of the following privacy encryption protocols for the iDRAC user.

Data Encryption Standard DES.

Advanced Encryption Standard AES.

A privacy protocol is not configured if None is selected.

Choices:

  • None

  • DES

  • AES

privilege

string

Following are the role-based privileges.

A user with Administrator privilege can log in to iDRAC, and then configure iDRAC, configure users, clear logs, control and configure system, access virtual console, access virtual media, test alerts, and execute debug commands.

A user with Operator privilege can log in to iDRAC, and then configure iDRAC, control and configure system, access virtual console, access virtual media, and execute debug commands.

A user with ReadOnly privilege can only log in to iDRAC.

A user with None, no privileges assigned.

Choices:

  • Administrator

  • ReadOnly

  • Operator

  • None

protocol_enable

boolean

Enables protocol for the iDRAC user.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

sol_enable

boolean

Enables Serial Over Lan (SOL) for an iDRAC user.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

state

string

Select present to create or modify a user account.

Select absent to remove a user account.

Ensure Lifecycle Controller is available because the user operation uses the capabilities of Lifecycle Controller.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

user_name

string / required

Provide the user_name of the account to be created, deleted or modified.

user_password

string

Provide the password for the user account. The password can be changed when the user account is modified.

To ensure security, the user_password must be at least eight characters long and must contain lowercase and upper-case characters, numbers, and special characters.

validate_certs

boolean

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

If False, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

Configure False only on personally controlled sites where self-signed certificates are used.

Prior to collection version 5.0.0, the validate_certs is False by default.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

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

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Configure a new iDRAC user
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_user:
    idrac_ip: 198.162.0.1
    idrac_user: idrac_user
    idrac_password: idrac_password
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: present
    user_name: user_name
    user_password: user_password
    privilege: Administrator
    ipmi_lan_privilege: Administrator
    ipmi_serial_privilege: Administrator
    enable: true
    sol_enable: true
    protocol_enable: true
    authentication_protocol: SHA
    privacy_protocol: AES

- name: Modify existing iDRAC user username and password
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_user:
    idrac_ip: 198.162.0.1
    idrac_user: idrac_user
    idrac_password: idrac_password
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: present
    user_name: user_name
    new_user_name: new_user_name
    user_password: user_password

- name: Delete existing iDRAC user account
  dellemc.openmanage.idrac_user:
    idrac_ip: 198.162.0.1
    idrac_user: idrac_user
    idrac_password: idrac_password
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: absent
    user_name: user_name

Return Values

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

Key

Description

error_info

dictionary

Details of the HTTP Error.

Returned: on 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

Status of the iDRAC user configuration.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully created user account details.”

status

dictionary

Configures the iDRAC users attributes.

Returned: success

Sample: {“@Message.ExtendedInfo”: [{“Message”: “Successfully Completed Request”, “MessageArgs”: [], “MessageArgs@odata.count”: 0, “MessageId”: “Base.1.5.Success”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “RelatedProperties@odata.count”: 0, “Resolution”: “None”, “Severity”: “OK”}, {“Message”: “The operation successfully completed.”, “MessageArgs”: [], “MessageArgs@odata.count”: 0, “MessageId”: “IDRAC.2.1.SYS413”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “RelatedProperties@odata.count”: 0, “Resolution”: “No response action is required.”, “Severity”: “Informational”}]}

Authors

  • Felix Stephen (@felixs88)