netapp.elementsw.na_elementsw_initiators – Manage Element SW initiators

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.elementsw collection (version 21.7.0).

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 netapp.elementsw.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netapp.elementsw.na_elementsw_initiators.

New in version 2.8.0: of netapp.elementsw

Synopsis

  • Manage Element Software initiators that allow external clients access to volumes.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • The modules were developed with SolidFire 10.1

  • solidfire-sdk-python (1.1.0.92) or greater. Install using ‘pip install solidfire-sdk-python’

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
hostname
string / required
The hostname or IP address of the SolidFire cluster.
For na_elementsw_cluster, the Management IP (MIP) or hostname of the node to initiate the cluster creation from.
initiators
list / elements=dictionary
A list of objects containing characteristics of each initiator.
alias
string
The friendly name assigned to this initiator.
attributes
dictionary
A set of JSON attributes to assign to this initiator.
initiator_id
integer
The numeric ID of the initiator.
name
string / required
The name of the initiator.
volume_access_group_id
integer
volumeAccessGroupID to which this initiator belongs.
password
string / required
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the specified initiator should exist or not.
username
string / required
Please ensure that the user has the adequate permissions. For more information, please read the official documentation https://mysupport.netapp.com/documentation/docweb/index.html?productID=62636&language=en-US.

aliases: user

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na\_elementsw are built to support the SolidFire storage platform.

Examples

- name: Manage initiators
  tags:
  - na_elementsw_initiators
  na_elementsw_initiators:
    hostname: "{{ elementsw_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ elementsw_username }}"
    password: "{{ elementsw_password }}"
    initiators:
    - name: a
      alias: a1
      initiator_id: 1
      volume_access_group_id: 1
      attributes: {"key": "value"}
    - name: b
      alias: b2
      initiator_id: 2
      volume_access_group_id: 2
  state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
success
Success message



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