dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_network_time module – Updates the network time on OpenManage Enterprise

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_network_time.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows the configuration of network time on OpenManage Enterprise.

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.

enable_ntp

boolean / required

Enables or disables Network Time Protocol(NTP).

If enable_ntp is false, then the NTP addresses reset to their default values.

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

primary_ntp_address

string

The primary NTP address.

This option is applicable when enable_ntp is true.

secondary_ntp_address1

string

The first secondary NTP address.

This option is applicable when enable_ntp is true.

secondary_ntp_address2

string

The second secondary NTP address.

This option is applicable when enable_ntp is true.

system_time

string

Time in the current system.

This option is only applicable when enable_ntp is false.

This option must be provided in following format ‘yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss’.

time_zone

string

The valid timezone ID to be used.

This option is applicable for both system time and NTP time synchronization.

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

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

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

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Configure system time
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_network_time:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    enable_ntp: false
    system_time: "2020-03-31 21:35:18"
    time_zone: "TZ_ID_11"

- name: Configure NTP server for time synchronization
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_network_time:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    enable_ntp: true
    time_zone: "TZ_ID_66"
    primary_ntp_address: "192.168.0.2"
    secondary_ntp_address1: "192.168.0.2"
    secondary_ntp_address2: "192.168.0.4"

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 complete the request because the input value for SystemTime is missing or an invalid value is entered.”, “MessageArgs”: [“SystemTime”], “MessageId”: “CGEN6002”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “Resolution”: “Enter a valid value 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 network time configuration change.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully configured network time.”

proxy_configuration

dictionary

Updated application network time configuration.

Returned: success

Sample: {“EnableNTP”: false, “JobId”: null, “PrimaryNTPAddress”: null, “SecondaryNTPAddress1”: null, “SecondaryNTPAddress2”: null, “SystemTime”: null, “TimeSource”: “Local Clock”, “TimeZone”: “TZ_ID_1”, “TimeZoneIdLinux”: null, “TimeZoneIdWindows”: null, “UtcTime”: null}

Authors

  • Sajna Shetty(@Sajna-Shetty)