wti.remote.cpm_time_config lookup – Set Time/Date 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_time_config.

New in wti.remote 2.10.0

Synopsis

  • Set Time/Date and NTP parameters parameters in 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.

date

string

Static date in the format of two digit month, two digit day, four digit year separated by a slash symbol.

ipv4address

string

Comma separated string of up to two addresses for a primary and secondary IPv4 base NTP server.

ipv6address

string

Comma separated string of up to two addresses for a primary and secondary IPv6 base NTP server.

ntpenable

integer

This enables or disables the NTP client service.

Choices:

  • 0

  • 1

time

string

Static time in the format of two digit hour, two digit minute, two digit second separated by a colon symbol.

timeout

integer

Set the network timeout in seconds of contacting the NTP servers, valid options can be from 1-60.

timezone

integer

This is timezone that is assigned to the WTI device.

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 a static time/date and timezone of a WTI device
- name: Set known fixed time/date of a WTI device
  cpm_time_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    date: "12/12/2019"
    time: "09:23:46"
    timezone: 5

# Enable NTP and set primary and seconday servers of a WTI device
- name: Set NTP primary and seconday servers of a WTI device
  cpm_time_config:
    cpm_url: "nonexist.wti.com"
    cpm_username: "super"
    cpm_password: "super"
    use_https: true
    validate_certs: false
    timezone: 5
    ntpenable: 1
    ipv4address: "129.6.15.28.pool.ntp.org"
    timeout: 15

Return Value

Key

Description

data

complex

The output JSON returned from the commands sent

Returned: always

date

string

Current Date of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: "11/14/2019"

ntp

dictionary

Current k/v pairs of ntp info of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: always

Sample: {"enable": "0", "ietf-ipv4": {"address": [{"primary": "192.168.0.169", "secondary": "12.34.56.78"}]}, "ietf-ipv6": {"address": [{"primary": "", "secondary": ""}]}, "timeout": "4"}

time

string

Current Time of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: "12:12:00"

timezone

integer

Current Timezone of the WTI device after module execution.

Returned: success

Sample: 5

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.