wti.remote.cpm_plugcontrol – Get and Set Plug actions on WTI OOB and PDU power 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_plugcontrol.

New in version 2.8: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Get and Set Plug actions on WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cpm_action
string / required
    Choices:
  • getplugcontrol
  • setplugcontrol
This is the Action to send the module.
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.
plug_id
string / required
This is the plug number or the plug name that is to be manipulated
For the plugget command, the plug_id 'all' will return the status of all the plugs the
user has rights to access.
plug_state
string
    Choices:
  • on
  • off
  • boot
  • default
This is what action to take on the plug.
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.

Examples

# Get Plug status for all ports
- name: Get the Plug status for ALL ports of a WTI device
  cpm_plugcontrol:
    cpm_action: "getplugcontrol"
    cpm_url: "rest.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "restpower"
    cpm_password: "restfulpowerpass12"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: true
    plug_id: "all"

# Get Plug status for port 2
- name: Get the Plug status for the given port of a WTI device
  cpm_plugcontrol:
    cpm_action: "getplugcontrol"
    cpm_url: "rest.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "restpower"
    cpm_password: "restfulpowerpass12"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    plug_id: "2"

# Reboot plug 5
- name: Reboot Plug 5 on a given WTI device
  cpm_plugcontrol:
    cpm_action: "setplugcontrol"
    cpm_url: "rest.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "restpower"
    cpm_password: "restfulpowerpass12"
    use_https: true
    plug_id: "5"
    plug_state: "boot"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
data
string
always
The output JSON returned from the commands sent



Authors

  • Western Telematic Inc. (@wtinetworkgear)