Managing NetBrain Ansible Agent

Complete the following steps to manage a NetBrain Ansible agent after the installation.

1.Log in to the Domain Management page.

2.In the Domain Management page, select Operations > Domain Maintenance > Ansible Agent Manager from the quick access toolbar.

3.Click + Add and define the properties. See Parameter for more details.

4.Click Test to verify whether a connection can be established by defining parameters as steps above.

5.Click Save.


The following table lists the parameters in the NetBrain Ansible Agent Properties pane.




The name used to define the NetBrain Ansible Agent. Its length cannot exceed 32 characters.


The description used to briefly describe the NetBrain Ansible Agent. Its length cannot exceed 256 characters.

Hostname or IP Address

The hostname and IP address of the NetBrain Ansible Agent server.


The port number for listening to the connections from NetBrain Ansible Agent. By default, it is 50051.


The maximum wait time for establishing a connection between NetBrain Ansible Agent and Front Server. By default, it is 30 seconds.

Authentication Key

The Authentication key used to establish a connection between the NetBrain Ansible Agent and Front Server. It is hidden under asterisks in user interface.

Front Server

Used to define associated Front Server or Front Server Group. Multiple selections are supported as one NetBrain Ansible Agent can be associated with multiple NetBrain Front Servers or Front Server Groups.


Set whether to encrypt the connections to the NetBrain Ansible Agent with SSL.

1)If SSL is enabled on the Ansible Agent, select the Use SSL check box to encrypt the connections established from the Ansible Agent server with SSL. Otherwise, leave it unchecked.

2)To authenticate the SSL certificate on the Ansible Agent, click Browse to upload the SSL Certificate file (such as crt.pem).

Note: The SSL Certificate uploaded here is the same SSL Certificate used for Ansible Agent installation.

Note: Only certificates in the Base-64 encoded X.509 PEM format are supported.