wti.remote.cpm_hostname_config module – Set Hostname (Site ID), Location, Asset Tag parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices.

Note

This module 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_hostname_config.

New in version 2.11: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Set Hostname (Site ID), Location, Asset Tag parameters parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

assettag

string

This is the Asset Tag to be set for the WTI OOB and PDU device.

cpm_password

string / required

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

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.

hostname

string

This is the Hostname (Site-ID) tag to be set for the WTI OOB and PDU device.

location

string

This is the Location tag to be set for the WTI OOB and PDU device.

use_https

boolean

Designates to use an https connection or http connection.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

use_proxy

boolean

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

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

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:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

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

Examples

# Set Hostname, Location and Site-ID variables of a WTI device
- name: Set known fixed hostname variables of a WTI device
  cpm_time_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    hostname: "myhostname"
    location: "Irvine"
    assettag: "irvine92395"

# Set the Hostname variable of a WTI device
- name: Set the Hostname of a WTI device
  cpm_time_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    hostname: "myhostname"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

data

complex

The output JSON returned from the commands sent

Returned: always

assettag

integer

Current Asset Tag of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: “irvine92395”

hostname

string

Current Hostname (Site-ID) of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: “myhostname”

location

integer

Current Location of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: “Irvine”

timestamp

string

Current timestamp of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: “2021-08-17T21:33:50+00:00”

Authors

  • Western Telematic Inc. (@wtinetworkgear)