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netapp_e_snapshot_images - Create and delete snapshot images

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Create and delete snapshots images on snapshot groups for NetApp E-series storage arrays.
  • Only the oldest snapshot image can be deleted so consistency is preserved.
  • Related: Snapshot volumes are created from snapshot images.

Options

parameter required default choices comments
api_password
yes
The password to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
api_url
yes
The url to the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
api_username
yes
The username to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
snapshot_group
yes
The name of the snapshot group in which you want to create a snapshot image.
state
yes
  • create
  • remove
Whether a new snapshot image should be created or oldest be deleted.
validate_certs
no True
Should https certificates be validated?

Examples

- name: Create Snapshot
  netapp_e_snapshot_images:
    ssid: "{{ ssid }}"
    api_url: "{{ netapp_api_url }}"
    api_username: "{{ netapp_api_username }}"
    api_password: "{{ netapp_api_password }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ validate_certs }}"
    snapshot_group: "3300000060080E5000299C24000005B656D9F394"
    state: 'create'

Return Values

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

name description returned type sample
msg
State of operation
always string Created snapshot image
image_id
ID of snaphot image
state == created string 3400000060080E5000299B640063074057BC5C5E


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

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