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

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.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 >= 2.7.5

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
enable_ntp
boolean / required
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables Network Time Protocol(NTP).
If enable_ntp is false, then the NTP addresses reset to their default values.
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
Default:
443
OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.
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.
username
string / required
OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular username.

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"
    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"
    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 Returned Description
error_info
dictionary
on HTTP error
Details of the 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
always
Overall status of the network time configuration change.

Sample:
Successfully configured network time.
proxy_configuration
dictionary
success
Updated application network time configuration.

Sample:
{'EnableNTP': False, 'JobId': None, 'PrimaryNTPAddress': None, 'SecondaryNTPAddress1': None, 'SecondaryNTPAddress2': None, 'SystemTime': None, 'TimeSource': 'Local Clock', 'TimeZone': 'TZ_ID_1', 'TimeZoneIdLinux': None, 'TimeZoneIdWindows': None, 'UtcTime': None}


Authors

  • Sajna Shetty(@Sajna-Shetty)