dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_port_breakout module – This module allows to automate the port portioning or port breakout to logical sub ports

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_network_port_breakout.

New in version 2.1.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to automate breaking out of IOMs in fabric mode into logical sub ports.

  • The port breakout operation is only supported in OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

breakout_type

string / required

The preferred breakout type. For example, 4X10GE.

To revoke the default breakout configuration, enter ‘HardwareDefault’.

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.

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

target_port

string / required

The ID of the port in the switch to breakout. Enter the port ID in the format: service tag:port. For example, 2HB7NX2:ethernet1/1/13.

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 DellEMC OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Port breakout configuration
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_port_breakout:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    target_port: "2HB7NX2:phy-port1/1/11"
    breakout_type: "1X40GE"

- name: Revoke the default breakout configuration
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_network_port_breakout:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    target_port: "2HB7NX2:phy-port1/1/11"
    breakout_type: "HardwareDefault"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

breakout_status

dictionary

Details of the OpenManage Enterprise jobs.

Returned: success

Sample: {“Builtin”: false, “CreatedBy”: “root”, “Editable”: true, “EndTime”: null, “Id”: 11111, “JobDescription”: “”, “JobName”: “Breakout Port”, “JobStatus”: {“Id”: 1112, “Name”: “New”}, “JobType”: {“Id”: 3, “Internal”: false, “Name”: “DeviceAction_Task”}, “LastRun”: null, “LastRunStatus”: {“Id”: 1113, “Name”: “NotRun”}, “NextRun”: null, “Params”: [{“JobId”: 11111, “Key”: “operationName”, “Value”: “CONFIGURE_PORT_BREAK_OUT”}, {“JobId”: 11111, “Key”: “interfaceId”, “Value”: “2HB7NX2:phy-port1/1/11”}, {“JobId”: 11111, “Key”: “breakoutType”, “Value”: “1X40GE”}], “Schedule”: “startnow”, “StartTime”: null, “State”: “Enabled”, “Targets”: [{“Data”: “”, “Id”: 11112, “JobId”: 34206, “TargetType”: {“Id”: 1000, “Name”: “DEVICE”}}], “UpdatedBy”: null, “UserGenerated”: true, “Visible”: true}

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.”}}

msg

string

Overall status of the port configuration.

Returned: always

Sample: “Port breakout configuration job submitted successfully.”

Authors

  • Felix Stephen (@felixs88)