Dell EMC OpenManage Ansible Modules allows Data Center and IT administrators to use RedHat Ansible to automate and orchestrate the provisioning, configuration, deployment, and update of PowerEdge Servers by leveraging the management automation capabilities in-built into the iDRAC (Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller).
Ansible is an automation tool that can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. With OpenManage Ansible Modules for PowerEdge Servers, Data Center and IT administrators will be able to rapidly deploy their infrastructure, change server configurations and will be able to manage configuration drift against a known baseline.
With OpenManage Ansible Modules, you would be able to automate the following life-cycle management tasks on PowerEdge Servers:
OpenManage Ansible Modules can be cloned or downloaded from the following location:
For instructions on installing the prerequisites and the modules, please see the README file
Please refer to the OpenManage Ansible Modules Documentation. Sample playbooks and examples could be found under examples directory
Please note that OpenManage Ansible Modules is in BETA development stage and therefore not ready for production. However, if you want to report any issues or provide any feedback, then please send an email to OpenManageAnsibleEval@dell.com.
We also have a #openmanageansible slack channel. You can get an invite by requesting one at http://community.codedellemc.com.
OpenManage Ansible Modules are licensed under GNU GPL v3.0 License. Please see the LICENSE for more information