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netapp_e_flashcache - Manage NetApp SSD caches

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Create or remove SSD caches on a NetApp E-Series storage array.

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.
cache_size_min
no
The minimum size (in size_units) of the ssd cache. The cache will be expanded if this exceeds the current size of the cache.
disk_count
no
The minimum number of disks to use for building the cache. The cache will be expanded if this number exceeds the number of disks already in place
io_type
no filesystem
  • filesystem
  • database
  • media
The type of workload to optimize the cache for.
name
yes
The name of the SSD cache to manage
size_unit
no gb
  • bytes
  • b
  • kb
  • mb
  • gb
  • tb
  • pb
  • eb
  • zb
  • yb
The unit to be applied to size arguments
ssid
yes
The ID of the array to manage (as configured on the web services proxy).
state
yes present
  • present
  • absent
Whether the specified SSD cache should exist or not.
validate_certs
no True
Should https certificates be validated?

Examples

- name: Flash Cache
  netapp_e_flashcache:
    ssid: "{{ ssid }}"
    api_url: "{{ netapp_api_url }}"
    api_username: "{{ netapp_api_username }}"
    api_password: "{{ netapp_api_password }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ netapp_api_validate_certs }}"
    name: SSDCacheBuiltByAnsible

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 Success message success string json for newly created flash cache


Status

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

Support

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