wti.remote.cpm_serial_port_action_info lookup – Get Serial port connection status 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_serial_port_action_info.

New in wti.remote 2.9.0

Synopsis

  • Get Serial port connection status 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.

port

list / elements=any

This is the serial port number that is getting retrieved. It can include a single port

number, multiple port numbers separated by commas, a list of port numbers, or an ‘*’ character for all ports.

Default: ["*"]

use_https

boolean

Designates to use an https connection or http connection.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

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 ← (default)

  • true

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: Get the Serial Port Parameters for port 2 of a WTI device
  cpm_serial_port_action_info:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    port: 2

- name: Get the Serial Port Parameters for ports 2 and 4 of a WTI device
  cpm_serial_port_action_info:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    port: 2,4

- name: Get the Serial Port Parameters for all ports of a WTI device
  cpm_serial_port_info:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    port: "*"

Return Value

Key

Description

data

complex

The output JSON returned from the commands sent

Returned: always

ports

list / elements=string

List of connection status for each serial port

Returned: success

Sample: [{"connstatus": "Free", "port": 2}, {"connstatus": " C-06", "port": 4}]

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.