dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group module – Add devices to a static device group on OpenManage Enterprise

Note

This module is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 5.5.0).

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_device_group.

New in version 3.3.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to add devices to a static device group on OpenManage Enterprise.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

  • netaddr >= 0.7.19

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.

device_ids

list / elements=integer

List of ID(s) of the device(s) to be added to the device group.

device_ids is mutually exclusive with device_service_tags and ip_addresses.

device_service_tags

list / elements=string

List of service tag(s) of the device(s) to be added to the device group.

device_service_tags is mutually exclusive with device_ids and ip_addresses.

group_id

integer

ID of the static device group to which device(s) need to be added.

group_id is mutually exclusive with name.

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise IP address or hostname.

ip_addresses

list / elements=string

List of IPs of the device(s) to be added to the device group.

ip_addresses is mutually exclusive with device_ids and device_service_tags.

Supported IP address range formats:

  • 192.35.0.1

  • 10.36.0.0-192.36.0.255

  • 192.37.0.0/24

  • fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff

  • fe80::ffff:192.0.2.0/125

  • fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:1111-fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff

NOTE Hostname is not supported.

NOTE ip_addresses requires python’s netaddr packages to work on IP Addresses.

NOTE This module reports success even if one of the IP addresses provided in the ip_addresses list is available in OpenManage Enterprise.The module reports failure only if none of the IP addresses provided in the list are available in OpenManage Enterprise.

name

string

Name of the static group to which device(s) need to be added.

name is mutually exclusive with group_id.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise HTTPS port.

Default: 443

state

string

present allows to add the device(s) to a static device group.

absent currently, this feature is not supported.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

username

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise 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 Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise.

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group name and device IDs
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    name: "Storage Services"
    device_ids:
      - 11111
      - 11112
      - 11113

- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group name and device service tags
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    name: "Storage Services"
    device_service_tags:
      - GHRT2RL
      - KJHDF3S
      - LKIJNG6

- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group ID and device service tags
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    group_id: 12345
    device_service_tags:
      - GHRT2RL
      - KJHDF3S

- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group name and IPv4 addresses
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    name: "Storage Services"
    ip_addresses:
      - 192.35.0.1
      - 192.35.0.5

- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group ID and IPv6 addresses
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    group_id: 12345
    ip_addresses:
      - fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff
      - fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:2222

- name: Add devices to a static device group by using the group ID and supported IPv4 and IPv6 address formats.
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_group:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    group_id: 12345
    ip_addresses:
      - 192.35.0.1
      - 10.36.0.0-192.36.0.255
      - 192.37.0.0/24
      - fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff
      - ::ffff:192.0.2.0/125
      - fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:1111-fe80::ffff:ffff:ffff:ffff

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.”}}

group_id

integer

ID of the group.

Returned: success

Sample: 21078

ip_addresses_added

list / elements=string

IP Addresses which are added to the device group.

Returned: success

Sample: 21078

msg

string

Overall status of the device group settings.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully added member(s) to the device group.”

Authors

  • Felix Stephen (@felixs88)

  • Sajna Shetty(@Sajna-Shetty)