dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_smtp module – This module allows to configure SMTP or email configurations

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.ome_application_alerts_smtp.

New in version 4.3.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to configure SMTP or email configurations on OpenManage Enterprise and OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

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.

credentials

dictionary

The credentials for the SMTP server

password

string / required

The password to access the SMTP server.

username

string / required

The username to access the SMTP server.

destination_address

string / required

The IP address or FQDN of the SMTP destination server.

enable_authentication

boolean / required

Enable or disable authentication to access the SMTP server.

The credentials are mandatory if enable_authentication is True.

The module will always report change when this is True.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

port_number

integer

The port number of the SMTP destination server.

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

use_ssl

boolean

Use SSL to connect with the SMTP server.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular username.

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

  • The module will always report change when enable_authentication is True.

  • Run this module from a system that has direct access to Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

  • This module support check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Update SMTP destination server configuration with authentication
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_smtp:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "user_name"
    password: "user_password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    destination_address: "localhost"
    port_number: 25
    use_ssl: true
    enable_authentication: true
    credentials:
      username: "username"
      password: "password"
- name: Update SMTP destination server configuration without authentication
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_smtp:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "user_name"
    password: "user_password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    destination_address: "localhost"
    port_number: 25
    use_ssl: false
    enable_authentication: false

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 update the SMTP settings because the entered credential is invalid or empty.”, “MessageArgs”: [], “MessageId”: “CAPP1106”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “Resolution”: “Either enter valid credentials or disable the Use Credentials option and retry the operation.”, “Severity”: “Critical”}], “code”: “Base.1.0.GeneralError”, “message”: “A general error has occurred. See ExtendedInfo for more information.”}}

msg

string

Overall status of the SMTP settings update.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully updated the SMTP settings.”

smtp_details

dictionary

returned when SMTP settings are updated successfully.

Returned: success

Sample: {“Credential”: {“Password”: null, “User”: “admin”}, “DestinationAddress”: “localhost”, “PortNumber”: 25, “UseCredentials”: true, “UseSSL”: false}

Authors

  • Sachin Apagundi(@sachin-apa)