redfish_config – Manages Out-Of-Band controllers using Redfish APIs

New in version 2.7.

Synopsis

  • Builds Redfish URIs locally and sends them to remote OOB controllers to set or update a configuration attribute.
  • Manages BIOS configuration settings.
  • Manages OOB controller configuration settings.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
baseuri
- / required
Base URI of OOB controller
bios_attribute_name
-
added in 2.8
Default:
"null"
name of BIOS attribute to update
bios_attribute_value
-
added in 2.8
Default:
"null"
value of BIOS attribute to update
category
- / required
Category to execute on OOB controller
command
- / required
List of commands to execute on OOB controller
password
- / required
Password for authentication with OOB controller
timeout
integer
added in 2.8
Default:
10
Timeout in seconds for URL requests to OOB controller
username
- / required
added in 2.8
User for authentication with OOB controller

Examples

- name: Set BootMode to UEFI
  redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    bios_attribute_name: BootMode
    bios_attribute_value: Uefi
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set BootMode to Legacy BIOS
  redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    bios_attribute_name: BootMode
    bios_attribute_value: Bios
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Enable PXE Boot for NIC1
  redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosAttributes
    bios_attribute_name: PxeDev1EnDis
    bios_attribute_value: Enabled
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"

- name: Set BIOS default settings with a timeout of 20 seconds
  redfish_config:
    category: Systems
    command: SetBiosDefaultSettings
    baseuri: "{{ baseuri }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    timeout: 20

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
always
Message with action result or error description

Sample:
Action was successful


Status

Authors

  • Jose Delarosa (@jose-delarosa)

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