ibmi_sysval – Displays the specified system value

Synopsis

Parameters

become_user

The name of the user profile that the IBM i task will run under.

Use this option to set a user with desired privileges to run the task.

required: false
type: str
become_user_password

Use this option to set the password of the user specified in become_user.

required: false
type: str
joblog

If set to true, output the available job log even the rc is 0(success).

required: false
type: bool
sysvalue

Specifies the input system values. The detail explanations of the elements in the dict are as follows

name is the name of the system value. (required)

expect is the expected returned value. (optional)

check is the comparison method, including equal and equal_as_list. The default value is equal (optional)

required: True
type: list
elements: dict

Examples

- name: Get System Value information
  ibmi_ibm.power_ibmi.ibmi_sysval:
    sysvalue:
      - {'name':'qmaxsgnacn', 'expect':'3'}
      - {'name':'qccsid'}
    become_user: 'USER1'
    become_user_password: 'yourpassword'

- name: Compare the returned system values as list
  ibmi_ibm.power_ibmi.ibmi_sysval:
    sysvalue:
      - {'name':'QATNPGM', 'expect':'QEZMAIN   QSYS'}
      - {'name':'QATNPGM', 'expect':'QSYS  QEZMAIN'}
      - {'name':'QATNPGM', 'expect':'QEZMAIN  QSYS', 'check':'equal_as_list'}
      - {'name':'QATNPGM', 'expect':'QSYS QEZMAIN', 'check':'equal_as_list'}

Return Values

rc
The command return code (0 means success, non-zero means failure).
returned: always
type: int
sample: 255
message
The command execution result.
returned: when rc is not 0
type: str
sample: CPF2111:Library TESTLIB already exists
job_log
The IBM i job log of the task executed.
returned: always
type: list
sample:
[{"FROM_INSTRUCTION": "318F", "FROM_LIBRARY": "QSYS", "FROM_MODULE": "", "FROM_PROCEDURE": "", "FROM_PROGRAM": "QWTCHGJB", "FROM_USER": "CHANGLE", "MESSAGE_FILE": "QCPFMSG", "MESSAGE_ID": "CPD0912", "MESSAGE_LIBRARY": "QSYS", "MESSAGE_SECOND_LEVEL_TEXT": "Cause . . . . . :   This message is used by application programs as a general escape message.", "MESSAGE_SUBTYPE": "", "MESSAGE_TEXT": "Printer device PRT01 not found.", "MESSAGE_TIMESTAMP": "2020-05-20-21.41.40.845897", "MESSAGE_TYPE": "DIAGNOSTIC", "ORDINAL_POSITION": "5", "SEVERITY": "20", "TO_INSTRUCTION": "9369", "TO_LIBRARY": "QSYS", "TO_MODULE": "QSQSRVR", "TO_PROCEDURE": "QSQSRVR", "TO_PROGRAM": "QSQSRVR"}]
sysval
the system value information
returned: always
type: list
sample:
[{"compliant": true, "expect": "3", "name": "QMAXSGNACN", "type": "4A", "value": "3"}, {"compliant": true, "name": "QCCSID", "type": "10i0", "value": "65535"}]
fail_list
the failed parameters
returned: when there are failed parameters
type: list
sample:
[{"compliant": false, "expect": "3", "name": "QMAXSGNACN", "type": "4A", "value": "1"}]