New iDRAC Ansible module: Version 1.1 released

The recently released version 1.1 adds streaming Server Configuration File (SCP) support, enhanced RAID creation and many other goodies! See the release notes here for details: Dell EMC Ansible modules version 1.1

Below are some installation instructions (in particular for those who have been using the original Ansible modules).

System used:
CentOS 7.5

Get the new Ansible modules for iDRAC off Github:

Get the Dell EMC OpenManage Python SDK off Github:

Remove some packages or we will run into errors during the SDK install:
NOTE: This will uninstall Ansible. Backup your /etc/ansible/hosts file prior to Ansible removal!

Install the Dell EMC OpenManage Python SDK prerequisites:

Reinstall Ansible:

Install wheel:

Build .whl file:

Install the newly built module:

Install the new Dell EMC Ansible modules for iDRAC:

All done! The new Ansible modules are installed.

Modifying /etc/ansible/hosts:
The previous version of the Dell EMC Ansible modules for iDRAC required the following format:

The new modules require some different variables:

Trying it out:

Working perfectly 🙂

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