netapp.ontap.na_ontap_rest_cli – NetApp ONTAP run any CLI command using REST api/private/cli/

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.ontap collection (version 21.14.0).

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.ontap.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netapp.ontap.na_ontap_rest_cli.

New in version 2.9.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Run CLI commands on ONTAP through REST api/private/cli/.

  • This module can run as admin or vsdamin and requires HTTP application to be enabled.

  • Access permissions can be customized using ONTAP rest-role.

Requirements

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

  • Ansible 2.9

  • Python3 netapp-lib (2018.11.13) or later. Install using ‘pip install netapp-lib’

  • netapp-lib 2020.3.12 is strongly recommended as it provides better error reporting for connection issues.

  • A physical or virtual clustered Data ONTAP system. The modules support Data ONTAP 9.1 and onward.

  • REST support requires ONTAP 9.6 or later.

  • To enable http on the cluster you must run the following commands ‘set -privilege advanced;’ ‘system services web modify -http-enabled true;’

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
body
dictionary
a dictionary for info specification
cert_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client cert file (.pem).
not supported with python 2.6.
command
string / required
a string command.
feature_flags
dictionary
added in 20.5.0 of netapp.ontap
Enable or disable a new feature.
This can be used to enable an experimental feature or disable a new feature that breaks backward compatibility.
Supported keys and values are subject to change without notice. Unknown keys are ignored.
hostname
string / required
The hostname or IP address of the ONTAP instance.
http_port
integer
Override the default port (80 or 443) with this port
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable and disable https.
Ignored when using REST as only https is supported.
Ignored when using SSL certificate authentication as it requires SSL.
key_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client key file.
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
params
dictionary
a dictionary of parameters to pass into the api call
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
use_rest
string
Default:
"auto"
REST API if supported by the target system for all the resources and attributes the module requires. Otherwise will revert to ZAPI.
always -- will always use the REST API
never -- will always use the ZAPI
auto -- will try to use the REST Api
username
string
This can be a Cluster-scoped or SVM-scoped account, depending on whether a Cluster-level or SVM-level API is required.
For more information, please read the documentation https://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/nmsdk/9.4/.
Two authentication methods are supported
1. basic authentication, using username and password,
2. SSL certificate authentication, using a ssl client cert file, and optionally a private key file.
To use a certificate, the certificate must have been installed in the ONTAP cluster, and cert authentication must have been enabled.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to False used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
verb
string / required
    Choices:
  • GET
  • POST
  • PATCH
  • DELETE
  • OPTIONS
a string indicating which api call to run
OPTIONS is useful to know which verbs are supported by the REST API

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na_ontap are built to support the ONTAP storage platform.

Examples

- name: run ontap rest cli command
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_rest_cli:
    hostname: "{{ hostname }}"
    username: "{{ admin username }}"
    password: "{{ admin password }}"
    command: 'version'
    verb: 'GET'

- name: run ontap rest cli command
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_rest_cli:
    hostname: "{{ hostname }}"
    username: "{{ admin username }}"
    password: "{{ admin password }}"
    command: 'security/login/motd'
    verb: 'PATCH'
    params: {'vserver': 'ansibleSVM'}
    body: {'message': 'test'}

- name: set option
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_rest_cli:
    command: options
    verb: PATCH
    params:
      option_name: lldp.enable
    body:
      option_value: "on"

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