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netapp_e_snapshot_volume - Manage E/EF-Series snapshot volumes.

New in version 2.2.

Synopsis

  • Create, update, remove snapshot volumes for NetApp E/EF-Series storage arrays.

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.
full_threshold Default:
85
The repository utilization warning threshold percentage
name
required
The name you wish to give the snapshot volume
repo_percentage Default:
20
The size of the view in relation to the size of the base volume
snapshot_image_id
required
The identifier of the snapshot image used to create the new snapshot volume.
Note: You'll likely want to use the netapp_e_facts module to find the ID of the image you want.
ssid
required
storage array ID
state
required
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present
Whether to create or remove the snapshot volume
storage_pool_name
required
Name of the storage pool on which to allocate the repository volume.
validate_certs Default:
yes
Should https certificates be validated?
view_mode
required
    Choices:
  • modeUnknown
  • readWrite
  • readOnly
  • __UNDEFINED
The snapshot volume access mode

Notes

Note

  • Only full_threshold is supported for update operations. If the snapshot volume already exists and the threshold matches, then an ok status will be returned, no other changes can be made to a pre-existing snapshot volume.

Examples

- name: Snapshot volume
  netapp_e_snapshot_volume:
    ssid: "{{ ssid }}"
    api_url: "{{ netapp_api_url }}/"
    api_username: "{{ netapp_api_username }}"
    api_password: "{{ netapp_api_password }}"
    state: present
    storage_pool_name: "{{ snapshot_volume_storage_pool_name }}"
    snapshot_image_id: "{{ snapshot_volume_image_id }}"
    name: "{{ snapshot_volume_name }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
success
Success message

Sample:
Json facts for the volume that was created.


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • Kevin Hulquest (@hulquest)

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