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aci_aaa_user_certificate – Manage AAA user certificates (aaa:UserCert)

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Manage AAA user certificates on Cisco ACI fabrics.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aaa_user
string / required
The name of the user to add a certificate to.
aaa_user_type
string
    Choices:
  • appuser
  • user ←
Whether this is a normal user or an appuser.
certificate
string
The PEM format public key extracted from the X.509 certificate.

aliases: cert_data, certificate_data
certificate_name
string
The name of the user certificate entry in ACI.

aliases: cert_name
host
string / required
IP Address or hostname of APIC resolvable by Ansible control host.

aliases: hostname
output_level
string
    Choices:
  • debug
  • info
  • normal ←
Influence the output of this ACI module.
normal means the standard output, incl. current dict
info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts
debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information
password
string / required
The password to use for authentication.
This option is mutual exclusive with private_key. If private_key is provided too, it will be used instead.
port
integer
Port number to be used for REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter use_ssl.
private_key
string / required
Either a PEM-formatted private key file or the private key content used for signature-based authentication.
This value also influences the default certificate_name that is used.
This option is mutual exclusive with password. If password is provided too, it will be ignored.

aliases: cert_key
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • The aaa_user must exist before using this module in your playbook. The aci_aaa_user module can be used for this.

See Also

See also

aci_aaa_user – Manage AAA users (aaa:User)
The official documentation on the aci_aaa_user module.
APIC Management Information Model reference
More information about the internal APIC class aaa:UserCert.
Cisco ACI Guide
Detailed information on how to manage your ACI infrastructure using Ansible.
Developing Cisco ACI modules
Detailed guide on how to write your own Cisco ACI modules to contribute.

Examples

- name: Add a certificate to user
  aci_aaa_user_certificate:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    aaa_user: admin
    certificate_name: admin
    certificate_data: '{{ lookup("file", "pki/admin.crt") }}'
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a certificate of a user
  aci_aaa_user_certificate:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    aaa_user: admin
    certificate_name: admin
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a certificate of a user
  aci_aaa_user_certificate:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    aaa_user: admin
    certificate_name: admin
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all certificates of a user
  aci_aaa_user_certificate:
    host: apic
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    aaa_user: admin
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
current
list
success
The existing configuration from the APIC after the module has finished

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'ownerKey': '', 'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production environment', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
error
dictionary
failure
The error information as returned from the APIC

Sample:
{'text': 'unknown managed object class foo', 'code': '122'}
filter_string
string
failure or debug
The filter string used for the request

Sample:
?rsp-prop-include=config-only
method
string
failure or debug
The HTTP method used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
POST
previous
list
info
The original configuration from the APIC before the module has started

Sample:
[{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'dn': 'uni/tn-production', 'ownerKey': '', 'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production', 'nameAlias': '', 'ownerTag': ''}}}]
proposed
dictionary
info
The assembled configuration from the user-provided parameters

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'name': 'production', 'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
raw
string
parse error
The raw output returned by the APIC REST API (xml or json)

Sample:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><imdata totalCount="1"><error code="122" text="unknown managed object class foo"/></imdata>
response
string
failure or debug
The HTTP response from the APIC

Sample:
OK (30 bytes)
sent
list
info
The actual/minimal configuration pushed to the APIC

Sample:
{'fvTenant': {'attributes': {'descr': 'Production environment'}}}
status
integer
failure or debug
The HTTP status from the APIC

Sample:
200
url
string
failure or debug
The HTTP url used for the request to the APIC

Sample:
https://10.11.12.13/api/mo/uni/tn-production.json


Status

Authors

  • Dag Wieers (@dagwieers)

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