purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user module – Create, modify or delete FlashArray local user account

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_user.

New in purestorage.flasharray 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Create, modify or delete local users on a Pure Stoage FlashArray.

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

boolean

Define whether to create an API token for this user

Token can be exposed using the debug module

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

api_token

string

FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.

fa_url

string

FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.

name

string / required

The name of the local user account

old_password

string

If changing an existing password, you must provide the old password for security

password

string

Password for the local user.

role

string

Sets the local user’s access level to the array

Choices:

  • "readonly"

  • "storage_admin"

  • "array_admin"

state

string

Create, delete or update local user account

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

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: Create new user ansible with API token
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    password: apassword
    role: storage_admin
    api: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
  register: result

  debug:
    msg: "API Token: {{ result['user_info']['user_api'] }}"

- name: Change role type for existing user
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    role: array_admin
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Change password type for existing user (NOT IDEMPOTENT)
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    password: anewpassword
    old_password: apassword
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Change API token for existing user
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    api: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
  register: result

  debug:
    msg: "API Token: {{ result['user_info']['user_api'] }}"

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)