dellemc.openmanage.ome_user module – Create, modify or delete a user 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_user.

New in version 2.0.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module creates, modifies or deletes a user on OpenManage Enterprise.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

attributes

dictionary

Payload data for the user operations. It can take the following attributes for present.

UserTypeId, DirectoryServiceId, Description, Name, Password, UserName, RoleId, Locked, Enabled.

OME will throw error if required parameter is not provided for operation.

Refer OpenManage Enterprise API Reference Guide for more details.

Default: {}

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 or OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

name

string

Unique Name of the user to be deleted.

Either user_id or name is mandatory for absent operation.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

state

string

present creates a user in case the UserName provided inside attributes does not exist.

present modifies a user in case the UserName provided inside attributes exists.

absent deletes an existing user.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

user_id

integer

Unique ID of the user to be deleted.

Either user_id or name is mandatory for absent operation.

username

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or 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.

  • This module does not support check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Create user with required parameters
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_user:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    attributes:
      UserName: "user1"
      Password: "UserPassword"
      RoleId: "10"
      Enabled: True

- name: Create user with all parameters
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_user:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    attributes:
      UserName: "user2"
      Description: "user2 description"
      Password: "UserPassword"
      RoleId: "10"
      Enabled: True
      DirectoryServiceId: 0
      UserTypeId: 1
      Locked: False
      Name: "user2"

- name: Modify existing user
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_user:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: "present"
    attributes:
      UserName: "user3"
      RoleId: "10"
      Enabled: True
      Description: "Modify user Description"

- name: Delete existing user using id
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_user:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: "absent"
    user_id: 1234

- name: Delete existing user using name
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_user:
    hostname: "192.168.0.1"
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    state: "absent"
    name: "name"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

Overall status of the user operation.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully created a User”

user_status

dictionary

Details of the user operation, when state is present.

Returned: When state is present.

Sample: {“Description”: “Test user creation”, “DirectoryServiceId”: 0, “Enabled”: true, “Id”: “61546”, “IsBuiltin”: false, “Locked”: false, “Name”: “test”, “Password”: null, “PlainTextPassword”: null, “RoleId”: “10”, “UserName”: “test”, “UserTypeId”: 1}

Authors

  • Sajna Shetty(@Sajna-Shetty)