wti.remote.cpm_metering lookup – Get Power and Current data from WTI OOB/Combo and PDU devices

Note

This lookup 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_metering.

New in version 2.7: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Get Power and Current data from WTI OOB/Combo and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

_terms

string / required

This is the Action to send the module.

Choices:

  • getpower

  • getcurrent

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.

enddate

string

End date of the range to look for power data

startdate

string

Start date of the range to look for power data

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

  • yes ← (default)

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)

Examples

# Get Power data
  - name: Get Power data for a given WTI device
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_metering',
                'getpower',
                validate_certs=true,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url='rest.wti.com',
                cpm_username='restpower',
                cpm_password='restfulpowerpass12')

# Get Current data
  - name: Get Current data for a given WTI device
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_metering',
                'getcurrent',
                validate_certs=true,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url='rest.wti.com',
                cpm_username='restpower',
                cpm_password='restfulpowerpass12')

# Get Power data for a date range
  - name: Get Power data for a given WTI device given a certain date range
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_metering',
                'getpower',
                validate_certs=true,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url='rest.wti.com',
                cpm_username='restpower',
                cpm_password='restfulpowerpass12',
                startdate='08-12-2018'
                enddate='08-14-2018')

Return Values

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

Key

Description

_list

string

The output JSON returned from the commands sent

Returned: always

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.