dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups – Manages static device groups on OpenManage Enterprise

Note

This plugin is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 3.6.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install dellemc.openmanage.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups.

New in version 3.5.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to create, modify, and delete static device groups 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
description
string
Description for the device group.
This is applicable only when state is present.
group_id
list / elements=integer
ID of the device group to be created, modified, or deleted.
If state is absent, multiple IDs can be provided.
This option is mutually exclusive with name.
hostname
string / required
OpenManage Enterprise IP address or hostname.
name
list / elements=string
Name of the device group to be created, modified, or deleted.
If state is absent, multiple names can be provided.
This option is case insensitive.
This option is mutually exclusive with group_id.
new_name
string
New name for the existing device group.
This is applicable only when state is present.
parent_group_id
integer
ID of the parent device group under which the device group to be created or modified.
This is applicable only when state is present.
This option is mutually exclusive with parent_group_name.
parent_group_name
string
Default:
"Static Groups"
Name of the parent device group under which the device group to be created or modified.
This is applicable only when state is present.
NOTE If device group with such a name does not exist, device group with parent_group_name is created.
This option is case insensitive.
This option is mutually exclusive with parent_group_id.
password
string / required
OpenManage Enterprise password.
port
integer
Default:
443
OpenManage Enterprise HTTPS port.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
present allows to create or modify a device group.
absent allows to delete a device group.
username
string / required
OpenManage Enterprise username.

Notes

Note

  • This module manages only static device groups on Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise.

  • If a device group with the name parent_group_name does not exist, a new device group with the same name is created.

  • Make sure the entered parent group is not the descendant of the provided group.

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

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Create a new device group
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    name: "group 1"
    description: "Group 1 description"
    parent: "group parent 1"

- name: Modify a device group using the group ID
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    group_id: 1234
    description: "Group description updated"
    parent: "group parent 2"

- name: Delete a device group using the device group name
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    state: absent
    name: "group 1"

- name: Delete multiple device groups using the group IDs
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_groups:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    state: absent
    group_id:
      - 1234
      - 5678

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 update group 12345 with the provided parent 54321 because a group/parent relationship already exists.', 'MessageArgs': ['12345', '54321'], 'MessageId': 'CGRP9013', 'RelatedProperties': [], 'Resolution': 'Make sure the entered parent ID does not create a bidirectional relationship and retry the operation.', 'Severity': 'Warning'}], 'code': 'Base.1.0.GeneralError', 'message': 'A general error has occurred. See ExtendedInfo for more information.'}}
group_ids
list / elements=integer
when state is absent
List of the deleted device group IDs.

Sample:
[1234, 5678]
group_status
dictionary
success
Details of the device group operation status.

Sample:
{'CreatedBy': 'admin', 'CreationTime': '2021-01-01 10:10:10.100', 'DefinitionDescription': 'UserDefined', 'DefinitionId': 400, 'Description': 'my group description', 'GlobalStatus': 5000, 'HasAttributes': False, 'Id': 12123, 'IdOwner': 30, 'MembershipTypeId': 12, 'Name': 'group 1', 'ParentId': 12345, 'TypeId': 3000, 'UpdatedBy': '', 'UpdatedTime': '2021-01-01 11:11:10.100', 'Visible': True}
invalid_groups
list / elements=string
when state is absent
List of the invalid device group IDs or names.

Sample:
[1234, 5678]
msg
string
always
Overall status of the device group operation.

Sample:
Successfully deleted the device group(s).


Authors

  • Jagadeesh N V(@jagadeeshnv)