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na_ontap_snapshot_policy – NetApp ONTAP manage Snapshot Policy

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Create/Delete ONTAP snapshot policies

Requirements

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

  • A physical or virtual clustered Data ONTAP system. The modules support Data ONTAP 9.1 and onward
  • Ansible 2.6
  • Python2 netapp-lib (2017.10.30) or later. Install using ‘pip install netapp-lib’
  • Python3 netapp-lib (2018.11.13) or later. Install using ‘pip install netapp-lib’
  • 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
comment
-
A human readable comment attached with the snapshot. The size of the comment can be at most 255 characters.
count
list
Retention count for the snapshots created by the schedule.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Status of the snapshot policy indicating whether the policy will be enabled or disabled.
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
name
- / required
Name of the snapshot policy to be managed. The maximum string length is 256 characters.
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
password
string / required
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
schedule
list
schedule to be added inside the policy.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If you want to create or delete a snapshot policy.
username
string / required
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/.

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.

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na\_ontap are built to support the ONTAP storage platform.

Examples

- name: create Snapshot policy
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible2
    schedule: hourly
    count: 150
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: Create Snapshot policy with multiple schedules
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible2
    schedule: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', monthly', '5min']
    count: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: delete Snapshot policy
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: absent
    name: ansible2
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
    https: False

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