wti.remote.cpm_serial_port_config – Set Serial port parameters in WTI OOB and PDU 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_serial_port_config.

New in version 2.9: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Set Serial port parameters in WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
baud
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
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
break_allow
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
This is if the break character is allowed to be passed through the port, 0=Off, 1=On
cmd
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
This is the Admin Mode to assign to the port, 0=Deny, 1=Permit.
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
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
-This is the command echo parameter to assign to the port, 0=Off, 1=On
handshake
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
This is the handshake to assign to the port, 0=None, 1=XON/XOFF, 2=RTS/CTS, 3=Both.
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
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
This is the port mode to assign to the port, 0=Any-to-Any. 1=Passive, 2=Buffer, 3=Modem, 4=ModemPPP.
parity
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
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.
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
    Choices:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
This is the type of Sequence Disconnect to assign to the port, 1=Three Characters (before and after), 2=One Character Only, 3=Off
stopbits
integer
    Choices:
  • 1
  • 2
This is the stop bits to assign to the port, 1=1 Stop Bit, 2=2 Stop Bit.
tout
integer
    Choices:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
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.
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.

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 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)