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purefa_facts – Collect facts from Pure Storage FlashArray

New in version 2.6.

DEPRECATED

Removed in Ansible:
 version: 2.13
Why:Deprecated in favor of _info module.
Alternative:Use purefa_info instead.

Synopsis

  • Collect facts information from a Pure Storage Flasharray running the Purity//FA operating system. By default, the module will collect basic fact information including hosts, host groups, protection groups and volume counts. Additional fact information can be collected based on the configured set of arguements.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7
  • purestorage

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_token
string / required
FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.
fa_url
string / required
FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.
gather_subset
list
Default:
"minimum"
When supplied, this argument will define the facts to be collected. Possible values for this include all, minimum, config, performance, capacity, network, subnet, interfaces, hgroups, pgroups, hosts, admins, volumes, snapshots, pods, vgroups, offload, apps and arrays.

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the purestorage Python library
  • 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: collect default set of facts
  purefa_facts:
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: collect configuration and capacity facts
  purefa_facts:
    gather_subset:
      - config
      - capacity
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: collect all facts
  purefa_facts:
    gather_subset:
      - all
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

Returned Facts

Facts returned by this module are added/updated in the hostvars host facts and can be referenced by name just like any other host fact. They do not need to be registered in order to use them.

Fact Returned Description
capacity
-

config
-

default
-

hgroups
-

hosts
-

interfaces
-

network
-

offload
-

performance
-

pgroups
-

pods
-

snapshots
-

subnet
-

vgroups
-

volumes
-



Status

  • This module will be removed in version 2.13. [deprecated]
  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

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