wti.remote.cpm_firmware_update lookup – Set Serial port parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices

Note

This lookup plugin is part of the wti.remote collection (version 1.0.4).

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_firmware_update.

New in wti.remote 2.9.0

Synopsis

  • Set Serial port parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cpm_file

string

If a file is defined, this file will be used to update the WTI device.

cpm_password

string / required

This is the Password of the WTI device to send the module.

cpm_path

string

This is the directory path to store the WTI device configuration file.

Default: "/tmp/"

cpm_url

string / required

This is the URL of the WTI device to send the module.

cpm_username

string / required

This is the Username of the WTI device to send the module.

family

integer

Force the download to both either Console (1) or Power (0)

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1 ← (default)

removefileonexit

integer

After an upgrade, remove the upgrade OS image

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1 ← (default)

use_force

boolean

If set to True, the upgrade will happen even if the device doesnt need it.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

use_https

boolean

Designates to use an https connection or http connection.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

use_proxy

boolean

Flag to control if the lookup will observe HTTP proxy environment variables when present.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

validate_certs

boolean

If false, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used - on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Notes

Note

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

Examples

# Upgrade the firmware of a WTI device
- name: Upgrade the firmware of a WTI device
  cpm_firmware_update:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false


# Upgrade the firmware of a WTI device and keep the download OS image after exit
- name: Upgrade the firmware of a WTI device and keep the download OS image after exit
  cpm_firmware_update:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    removefileonexit: "0"

Return Value

Key

Description

data

complex

The output XML configuration of the WTI device being updated

Returned: always

filelength

integer

Length of the file uploaded in bytes

Returned: success

Sample: [{"filelength": 329439}]

status

list / elements=string

List of status returns from backup operation

Returned: success

Sample: [{"code": 0}, {"text": "ok"}, {"unittimestamp": "2020-02-14T00:18:57+00:00"}]

Authors

  • Western Telematic Inc. (@wtinetworkgear)

Hint

Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.