wti.remote.cpm_serial_port_config lookup – Set Serial port 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_serial_port_config.

New in wti.remote 2.9.0

Synopsis

  • Set Serial port parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

baud

integer

This is the baud rate to assign to the port.

0=300, 1=1200, 2=2400, 3=4800, 4=9600, 5=19200, 6=38400, 7=57600, 8=115200, 9=230400, 10=460800

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

  • 6

  • 7

  • 8

  • 9

  • 10

break_allow

boolean

This is if the break character is allowed to be passed through the port, 0=Off, 1=On

Choices:

  • false

  • true

cmd

integer

This is the Admin Mode to assign to the port, 0=Deny, 1=Permit.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

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.

echo

boolean

-This is the command echo parameter to assign to the port, 0=Off, 1=On

Choices:

  • false

  • true

handshake

integer

This is the handshake to assign to the port, 0=None, 1=XON/XOFF, 2=RTS/CTS, 3=Both.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

logoff

string

This is the logout character to assign to the port

If preceded by a ^ character, the sequence will be a control character. Used if seq is set to 0 or 1

mode

integer

This is the port mode to assign to the port, 0=Any-to-Any. 1=Passive, 2=Buffer, 3=Modem, 4=ModemPPP.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

parity

integer

This is the parity to assign to the port, 0=7-None, 1=7-Even, 2=7-Odd, 3=8-None, 4=8-Even, 5=8-Odd.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

port

integer / required

This is the port number that is getting the action performed on.

portname

string

This is the Name of the Port that is displayed.

seq

integer

This is the type of Sequence Disconnect to assign to the port, 1=Three Characters (before and after), 2=One Character Only, 3=Off

Choices:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

stopbits

integer

This is the stop bits to assign to the port, 1=1 Stop Bit, 2=2 Stop Bit.

Choices:

  • 1

  • 2

tout

integer

This is the Port Activity Timeout to assign to the port, 0=Off, 1=5 Min, 2=15 Min, 3=30 Min, 4=90 Min, 5=1 Min.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

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

# Set Serial Port Parameters
- name: Set the Port Parameters for port 2 of a WTI device
  cpm_serial_port_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    port: "2"
    portname: "RouterLabel"
    baud: "7"
    handshake: "1"
    stopbits: "1"
    parity: "0"
    mode: "0"
    cmd: "0"
    seq: "1"
    tout: "1"
    echo: "0"
    break_allow: "0"
    logoff: "^H"

# Set Serial Port Port Name and Baud Rate Parameters
- name: Set New port name and baud rate (115k) for port 4 of a WTI device
  cpm_serial_port_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    port: "4"
    portname: "NewPortName1"
    baud: "8"

Return Value

Key

Description

data

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.