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sf_volume_manager - Manage SolidFire volumes

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Create, destroy, or update volumes on SolidFire

Requirements (on host that executes module)

  • solidfire-sdk-python (1.1.0.92)

Options

parameter required default choices comments
512emulation
no
Should the volume provide 512-byte sector emulation?
Required when state=present
access
no None
  • readOnly
  • readWrite
  • locked
  • replicationTarget
Access allowed for the volume.
readOnly: Only read operations are allowed.
readWrite: Reads and writes are allowed.
locked: No reads or writes are allowed.
replicationTarget: Identify a volume as the target volume for a paired set of volumes. If the volume is not paired, the access status is locked.
If unspecified, the access settings of the clone will be the same as the source.
account_id
yes
Account ID for the owner of this volume.
attributes
no None
A YAML dictionary of attributes that you would like to apply on this volume.
hostname
yes
The hostname or IP address of the SolidFire cluster.
name
yes
The name of the volume to manage.
password
yes
Password for the specified user.
qos
no None
Initial quality of service settings for this volume.
size
no
The size of the volume in (size_unit).
Required when state = present.
size_unit
no gb
  • bytes
  • b
  • kb
  • mb
  • gb
  • tb
  • pb
  • eb
  • zb
  • yb
The unit used to interpret the size parameter.
state
yes
  • present
  • absent
Whether the specified volume should exist or not.
username
yes
Please ensure that the user has the adequate permissions. For more information, please read the official documentation https://goo.gl/ddJa4Q.
volume_id
no None
The ID of the volume to manage or update.
In order to create multiple volumes with the same name, but different volume_ids, please declare the volume_id parameter with an arbitary value. However, the specified volume_id will not be assigned to the newly created volume (since it's an auto-generated property).

Examples

- name: Create Volume
  sf_volume_manager:
    hostname: "{{ solidfire_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ solidfire_username }}"
    password: "{{ solidfire_password }}"
    state: present
    name: AnsibleVol
    account_id: 3
    enable512e: False
    size: 1
    size_unit: gb

- name: Update Volume
  sf_volume_manager:
    hostname: "{{ solidfire_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ solidfire_username }}"
    password: "{{ solidfire_password }}"
    state: present
    name: AnsibleVol
    account_id: 3
    access: readWrite

- name: Delete Volume
  sf_volume_manager:
    hostname: "{{ solidfire_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ solidfire_username }}"
    password: "{{ solidfire_password }}"
    state: absent
    name: AnsibleVol
    account_id: 2

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


Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with sf\_ are built to support the SolidFire storage platform.

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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