netapp.ontap.na_ontap_snapshot – NetApp ONTAP manage Snapshots

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.ontap collection (version 21.13.1).

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_snapshot.

New in version 2.6.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Create/Modify/Delete ONTAP snapshots

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
async_bool
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
If true, the snapshot is to be created asynchronously.
cert_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client cert file (.pem).
not supported with python 2.6.
comment
string
A human readable comment attached with the snapshot. The size of the comment can be at most 255 characters.
expiry_time
string
added in 21.8.0 of netapp.ontap
Snapshot expire time, only available with REST.
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.
from_name
string
added in 2.8.0 of netapp.ontap
Name of the existing snapshot to be renamed to.
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.
ignore_owners
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
if this field is true, snapshot will be deleted even if some other processes are accessing it.
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
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
snapmirror_label
string
A human readable SnapMirror Label attached with the snapshot.
Size of the label can be at most 31 characters.
Supported with REST on Ontap 9.7 or higher.
snapshot
string / required
Name of the snapshot to be managed. The maximum string length is 256 characters.
snapshot_instance_uuid
string
The 128 bit unique snapshot identifier expressed in the form of UUID.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If you want to create/modify a snapshot, or delete it.
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.
volume
string / required
Name of the volume on which the snapshot is to be created.
vserver
string / required
The Vserver name

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: create SnapShot
  tags:
    - create
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_snapshot:
    state: present
    snapshot: "{{ snapshot name }}"
    volume: "{{ vol name }}"
    comment: "i am a comment"
    expiry_time: "2022-02-04T14:00:00-05:00"
    vserver: "{{ vserver name }}"
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
- name: delete SnapShot
  tags:
    - delete
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_snapshot:
    state: absent
    snapshot: "{{ snapshot name }}"
    volume: "{{ vol name }}"
    vserver: "{{ vserver name }}"
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
- name: modify SnapShot
  tags:
    - modify
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_snapshot:
    state: present
    snapshot: "{{ snapshot name }}"
    comment: "New comments are great"
    volume: "{{ vol name }}"
    vserver: "{{ vserver name }}"
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"

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