purestorage.flasharray.purefa_banner module – Configure Pure Storage FlashArray GUI and SSH MOTD message

Note

This module is part of the purestorage.flasharray collection (version 1.16.2).

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 purestorage.flasharray. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: purestorage.flasharray.purefa_banner.

New in purestorage.flasharray 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Configure MOTD for Pure Storage FlashArrays.

  • This will be shown during an SSH or GUI login to the array.

  • Multiple line messages can be achieved using \\n.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.3

  • purestorage >= 1.19

  • py-pure-client >= 1.26.0

  • netaddr

  • requests

  • pycountry

  • packaging

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_token

string

FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.

banner

string

Banner text, or MOTD, to use

Default: "Welcome to the machine..."

fa_url

string

FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.

state

string

Set ot delete the MOTD

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the purestorage and py-pure-client Python libraries

  • Additional Python librarues may be required for specific modules.

  • You must set PUREFA_URL and PUREFA_API environment variables if fa_url and api_token arguments are not passed to the module directly

Examples

- name: Set new banner text
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_banner:
    banner: "Banner over\ntwo lines"
    state: present
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete banner text
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_banner:
    state: absent
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)