dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_mgmt_network module – Configure network settings of devices on OpenManage Enterprise Modular

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_device_mgmt_network.

New in version 4.2.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to configure network settings on Chassis, Servers, and I/O Modules on 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.

delay

integer

The time in seconds, after which settings are applied.

This option is applicable only for Chassis.

Default: 0

device_id

integer

ID of the device.

This option is mutually exclusive with device_service_tag.

device_service_tag

string

Service tag of the device.

This option is mutually exclusive with device_id.

dns_configuration

dictionary

Domain Name System(DNS) settings.

auto_negotiation

boolean

Enables or disables the auto negation of the network speed.

NOTE: Setting auto_negotiation to false and choosing a network port speed may result in the chassis loosing link to the top of rack network switch, or to the neighboring chassis in case of MCM mode. It is recommended that the auto_negotiation is set to true for most use cases.

This is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_domain_name is false.

This is applicable only for Chassis.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

dns_domain_name

string

Static DNS domain name

This is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_domain_name is false.

dns_name

string

DNS name for hostname

This is applicable when register_with_dns is true.

network_speed

string

The speed of the network port.

This is applicable when auto_negotiation is false.

10_MB to select network speed of 10 MB.

100_MB to select network speed of 100 MB.

This is applicable only for Chassis.

Choices:

  • 10_MB

  • 100_MB

register_with_dns

boolean

Register/Unregister dns_name on the DNS Server.

WARNING This option cannot be updated if VLAN configuration changes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

use_dhcp_for_dns_domain_name

boolean

Get the dns_domain_name using a DHCP server.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

dns_server_settings

dictionary

DNS server settings.

This is applicable only for I/O Module.

alternate_dns_server1

string

Enter the IP address of the first alternate DNS server.

alternate_dns_server2

string

Enter the IP address of the second alternate DNS server.

preferred_dns_server

string

Enter the IP address of the preferred DNS server.

enable_nic

boolean

Enable or disable Network Interface Card (NIC) configuration of the device.

This option is not applicable to I/O Module.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

ipv4_configuration

dictionary

IPv4 network configuration.

WARNING Ensure that you have an alternate interface to access OpenManage Enterprise Modular because these options can change the current IPv4 address for hostname.

enable_dhcp

boolean

Enable or disable the automatic request to obtain an IPv4 address from the IPv4 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server.

NOTE If this option is True, the values provided for static_ip_address, static_subnet_mask, and static_gateway are not applied for these fields. However, the module may report changes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_ipv4

boolean / required

Enable or disable access to the network using IPv4.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

static_alternate_dns_server

string

Static IPv4 DNS alternate server

This option is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_server_names is false.

static_gateway

string

Static IPv4 gateway address

This option is applicable when enable_dhcp is false.

static_ip_address

string

Static IPv4 address

This option is applicable when enable_dhcp is false.

static_preferred_dns_server

string

Static IPv4 DNS preferred server

This option is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_server_names is false.

static_subnet_mask

string

Static IPv4 subnet mask address

This option is applicable when enable_dhcp is false.

use_dhcp_to_obtain_dns_server_address

boolean

This option allows to automatically request and obtain IPv4 address for the DNS Server from the DHCP server.

This option is applicable when enable_dhcp is true.

NOTE If this option is True, the values provided for static_preferred_dns_server and static_alternate_dns_server are not applied for these fields. However, the module may report changes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

ipv6_configuration

dictionary

IPv6 network configuration.

WARNING Ensure that you have an alternate interface to access OpenManage Enterprise Modular because these options can change the current IPv6 address for hostname.

enable_auto_configuration

boolean

Enable or disable the automatic request to obtain an IPv6 address from the IPv6 DHCP server or router advertisements(RA)

If enable_auto_configuration is true, OpenManage Enterprise Modular retrieves IP configuration (IPv6 address, prefix, and gateway address) from a DHCPv6 server on the existing network.

NOTE If this option is True, the values provided for static_ip_address, static_prefix_length, and static_gateway are not applied for these fields. However, the module may report changes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_ipv6

boolean / required

Enable or disable access to the network using the IPv6.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

static_alternate_dns_server

string

Static IPv6 DNS alternate server

This option is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_server_names is false.

static_gateway

string

Static IPv6 gateway address

This option is applicable when enable_auto_configuration is false.

static_ip_address

string

Static IPv6 address

This option is applicable when enable_auto_configuration is false.

static_preferred_dns_server

string

Static IPv6 DNS preferred server

This option is applicable when use_dhcp_for_dns_server_names is false.

static_prefix_length

integer

Static IPv6 prefix length

This option is applicable when enable_auto_configuration is false.

use_dhcpv6_to_obtain_dns_server_address

boolean

This option allows to automatically request and obtain a IPv6 address for the DNS server from the DHCP server.

This option is applicable when enable_auto_configuration is true

NOTE If this option is True, the values provided for static_preferred_dns_server and static_alternate_dns_server are not applied for these fields. However, the module may report changes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

management_vlan

dictionary

VLAN configuration.

enable_vlan

boolean / required

Enable or disable VLAN for management.

The VLAN configuration cannot be updated if the register_with_dns field under dns_configuration is true.

WARNING Ensure that the network cable is connected to the correct port after the VLAN configuration is changed. If not, the VLAN configuration changes may not be applied.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

vlan_id

integer

VLAN ID.

The valid VLAN IDs are: 1 to 4000, and 4021 to 4094.

This option is applicable when enable_vlan is true.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

username

string / required

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 Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Network settings for chassis
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_mgmt_network:
    hostname: 192.168.0.1
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    device_service_tag: CHAS123
    ipv4_configuration:
      enable_ipv4: true
      enable_dhcp: false
      static_ip_address: 192.168.0.2
      static_subnet_mask: 255.255.254.0
      static_gateway: 192.168.0.3
      use_dhcp_to_obtain_dns_server_address: false
      static_preferred_dns_server: 192.168.0.4
      static_alternate_dns_server: 192.168.0.5
    ipv6_configuration:
      enable_ipv6: true
      enable_auto_configuration: false
      static_ip_address: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:1
      static_prefix_length: 10
      static_gateway: ffff::2607:f2b1:f081:9
      use_dhcpv6_to_obtain_dns_server_address: false
      static_preferred_dns_server: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:3
      static_alternate_dns_server: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:4
    dns_configuration:
      register_with_dns: true
      use_dhcp_for_dns_domain_name: false
      dns_name: "MX-SVCTAG"
      dns_domain_name: "dnslocaldomain"
      auto_negotiation: no
      network_speed: 100_MB

- name: Network settings for server
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_mgmt_network:
    hostname: 192.168.0.1
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    device_service_tag: SRVR123
    ipv4_configuration:
      enable_ipv4: true
      enable_dhcp: false
      static_ip_address: 192.168.0.2
      static_subnet_mask: 255.255.254.0
      static_gateway: 192.168.0.3
      use_dhcp_to_obtain_dns_server_address: false
      static_preferred_dns_server: 192.168.0.4
      static_alternate_dns_server: 192.168.0.5
    ipv6_configuration:
      enable_ipv6: true
      enable_auto_configuration: false
      static_ip_address: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:1
      static_prefix_length: 10
      static_gateway: ffff::2607:f2b1:f081:9
      use_dhcpv6_to_obtain_dns_server_address: false
      static_preferred_dns_server: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:3
      static_alternate_dns_server: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:4

- name: Network settings for I/O module
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_mgmt_network:
    hostname: 192.168.0.1
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    device_service_tag: IOM1234
    ipv4_configuration:
      enable_ipv4: true
      enable_dhcp: false
      static_ip_address: 192.168.0.2
      static_subnet_mask: 255.255.254.0
      static_gateway: 192.168.0.3
    ipv6_configuration:
      enable_ipv6: true
      enable_auto_configuration: false
      static_ip_address: 2626:f2f2:f081:9:1c1c:f1f1:4747:1
      static_prefix_length: 10
      static_gateway: ffff::2607:f2b1:f081:9
    dns_server_settings:
      preferred_dns_server: 192.168.0.4
      alternate_dns_server1: 192.168.0.5

- name: Management VLAN configuration of chassis using device id
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_device_mgmt_network:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    device_id : 12345
    management_vlan:
      enable_vlan: true
      vlan_id: 2345
    dns_configuration:
      register_with_dns: 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 complete the request because IPV4 Settings Capability is not Supported does not exist or is not applicable for the resource URI.”, “MessageArgs”: [“IPV4 Settings Capability is not Supported”], “MessageId”: “CGEN1004”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “Resolution”: “Check the request resource URI. Refer to the OpenManage Enterprise-Modular User\u0027s Guide for more information about resource URI and its properties.”, “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 config operation.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully applied the network settings.”

Authors

  • Jagadeesh N V(@jagadeeshnv)