wti.remote.cpm_serial_port_info – Get 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_info.

New in version 2.9: of wti.remote

Synopsis

  • Get Serial port parameters from WTI OOB and PDU devices

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults 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=string / required
Default:
["*"]
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.
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

- name: Get the Serial Port Parameters for port 2 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: 2

- name: Get the Serial Port Parameters for ports 2 and 4 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: 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 Values

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

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

 
serialports
list / elements=string
success
List of data for each serial port

Sample:
[{'baud': 4, 'break': 1, 'cmd': 1, 'connstatus': 'Free', 'echo': 1, 'handshake': 2, 'logoff': '^X', 'mode': 1, 'parity': 3, 'port': 2, 'portname': 'switch', 'seq': 2, 'stopbits': 1, 'tout': 0}, {'baud': 3, 'break': 1, 'cmd': 1, 'connstatus': 'Free', 'echo': 1, 'handshake': 2, 'logoff': '^X', 'mode': 1, 'parity': 1, 'port': 4, 'portname': 'router', 'seq': 2, 'stopbits': 1, 'tout': 1}]


Authors

  • Western Telematic Inc. (@wtinetworkgear)