wti.remote.cpm_config_backup – Get parameters from WTI OOB and PDU devices

Note

This plugin is part of the wti.remote collection (version 1.0.3).

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 wti.remote.

To use it in a playbook, specify: wti.remote.cpm_config_backup.

New in version 2.9: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Get parameters from WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cpm_password
string / required
This is the Password of the WTI device to get the parameters from.
cpm_path
string
Default:
"/tmp/"
This is the directory path to store the WTI device configuration file.
cpm_url
string / required
This is the URL of the WTI device to get the parameters from.
cpm_username
string / required
This is the Username of the WTI device to get the parameters from.
use_https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Designates to use an https connection or http connection.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Flag to control if the lookup will observe HTTP proxy environment variables when present.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used
on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • Use groups/cpm in module_defaults to set common options used between CPM modules.)

Examples

-   name: Get the Parameters for a WTI device
    cpm_config_backup:
        cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
        cpm_username: "super"
        cpm_password: "super"
        use_https: true
        validate_certs: false

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
data
complex
always
The XML configuration of the WTI device queried

 
status
list / elements=string
success
List of status returns from backup operation

Sample:
[{'code': 0, 'savedfilename': '/tmp/wti-192-10-10-239-2020-02-13T16-05-57.xml', 'text': 'ok'}]


Authors

  • Western Telematic Inc. (@wtinetworkgear)