wti.remote.cpm_hostname_info lookup – Get Hostname (Site ID), Location, Asset Tag 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_hostname_info.

New in wti.remote 2.11.0

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

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.

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

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

- name: Get the Hostname parameters for a WTI device
  cpm_hostname_info:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: false
    validate_certs: false

Return Value

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)

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.