netscaler_save_config – Save Netscaler configuration

New in version 2.4.0.

Synopsis

  • This module unconditionally saves the configuration on the target netscaler node.
  • This module does not support check mode.
  • This module is intended to run either on the ansible control node or a bastion (jumpserver) with access to the actual netscaler instance.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • nitro python sdk

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
nitro_pass
- / required
The password with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.
nitro_protocol
-
    Choices:
  • http ←
  • https
Which protocol to use when accessing the nitro API objects.
nitro_timeout
-
Default:
310
Time in seconds until a timeout error is thrown when establishing a new session with Netscaler.
nitro_user
- / required
The username with which to authenticate to the netscaler node.
nsip
- / required
The ip address of the netscaler appliance where the nitro API calls will be made.
The port can be specified with the colon (:). E.g. 192.168.1.1:555.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

---
- name: Save netscaler configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  netscaler_save_config:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

- name: Setup server without saving  configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  notify: Save configuration
  netscaler_server:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

    save_config: no

    name: server-1
    ipaddress: 192.168.1.1

# Under playbook's handlers

- name: Save configuration
  delegate_to: localhost
  netscaler_save_config:
    nsip: 172.18.0.2
    nitro_user: nsroot
    nitro_pass: nsroot

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
loglines
list
always
list of logged messages by the module

Sample:
['message 1', 'message 2']
msg
string
failure
Message detailing the failure reason

Sample:
Action does not exist


Status

Authors

  • George Nikolopoulos (@giorgos-nikolopoulos)

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