wti.remote.cpm_status lookup – Get status and parameters from 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_status.

New in wti.remote 2.7.0

Synopsis

  • Get various status and parameters from WTI OOB and PDU devices.

Terms

Parameter

Comments

Terms

string / required

This is the Action to send the module.

Choices:

  • "temperature"

  • "firmware"

  • "status"

  • "alarms"

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cpm_password

string / required

This is the Basic Authentication 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 Basic Authentication Username of the WTI device to send the module.

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

  • true ← (default)

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)

Examples

# Get temperature
  - name: run Get Device Temperature
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_status',
                'temperature',
                validate_certs=true,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url='rest.wti.com',
                cpm_username='rest',
                cpm_password='restfulpassword')

# Get firmware version
  - name: Get the firmware version of a given WTI device
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_status',
                'firmware',
                validate_certs=false,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url="192.168.0.158",
                cpm_username="super",
                cpm_password="super")

# Get status output
  - name: Get the status output from a given WTI device
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_status',
                'status',
                validate_certs=true,
                use_https=true,
                cpm_url="rest.wti.com",
                cpm_username="rest",
                cpm_password="restfulpassword")

# Get Alarm output
  - name: Get the alarms status of a given WTI device
  - debug:
        var: lookup('cpm_status',
                'alarms',
                validate_certs=false,
                use_https=false,
                cpm_url="192.168.0.158",
                cpm_username="super",
                cpm_password="super")

Return Value

Key

Description

Return value

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.