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netapp_e_snapshot_images – NetApp E-Series create and delete snapshot images

Synopsis

  • Create and delete snapshots images on snapshot groups for NetApp E-series storage arrays.
  • Only the oldest snapshot image can be deleted so consistency is preserved.
  • Related: Snapshot volumes are created from snapshot images.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_password
- / required
The password to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
api_url
- / required
The url to the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
api_username
- / required
The username to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.
snapshot_group
- / required
The name of the snapshot group in which you want to create a snapshot image.
state
- / required
    Choices:
  • create
  • remove
Whether a new snapshot image should be created or oldest be deleted.
validate_certs
-
Default:
"yes"
Should https certificates be validated?

Examples

- name: Create Snapshot
  netapp_e_snapshot_images:
    ssid: "{{ ssid }}"
    api_url: "{{ netapp_api_url }}"
    api_username: "{{ netapp_api_username }}"
    api_password: "{{ netapp_api_password }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ validate_certs }}"
    snapshot_group: "3300000060080E5000299C24000005B656D9F394"
    state: 'create'

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
image_id
string
state == created
ID of snaphot image

Sample:
3400000060080E5000299B640063074057BC5C5E
msg
string
always
State of operation

Sample:
Created snapshot image


Status

Authors

  • Kevin Hulquest (@hulquest)

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