ibm.spectrum_virtualize.ibm_svctask_command module – This module implements SSH Client which helps to run svctask CLI command(s) on IBM Spectrum Virtualize family storage systems

Note

This module is part of the ibm.spectrum_virtualize collection (version 1.10.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install ibm.spectrum\_virtualize.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ibm.spectrum_virtualize.ibm_svctask_command.

New in ibm.spectrum_virtualize 1.2.0

Synopsis

  • Runs svctask CLI command(s) on IBM Spectrum Virtualize Family storage systems. In case any svctask command fails while running this module, then the module stops processing further commands in the list. Paramiko must be installed to use this module.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

clustername

string / required

The hostname or management IP of the Spectrum Virtualize storage system.

command

list / elements=string

A list containing svctask CLI commands to be executed on storage.

Each command must start with ‘svctask’ keyword.

key_filename

string

SSH client private key filename. By default, ~/.ssh/id_rsa is used.

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

password

string / required

Password for the Spectrum Virtualize storage system.

username

string / required

Username for the Spectrum Virtualize storage system.

usesshkey

string

For key-pair based SSH connection, set this field as “yes”. Provide full path of key in key_filename field. If not provided, default path of SSH key is used.

Choices:

  • "yes"

  • "no" ← (default)

Examples

- name: Run svctask CLI commands using SSH client with password
  ibm.spectrum_virtualize.ibm_svctask_command:
    command: [
        "svctask mkvdisk -name {{ volname }} -mdiskgrp '{{ pool }}' -easytier '{{ easy_tier }}' -size {{ size }} -unit {{ unit }}",
        "svctask rmvdisk {{ volname }}"
    ]
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
- name: Run svctask CLI command using passwordless SSH Client
  ibm.spectrum_virtualize.ibm_svctask_command:
    command: [
        "svctask mkvdisk -name vol0 -mdiskgrp pool0 -easytier off -size 1 -unit gb",
        "svctask rmvdisk vol0"
    ]
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password:
    usesshkey: yes
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log

Authors

  • Shilpi Jain (@Shilpi-Jain1)