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purefa_host – Manage hosts on Pure Storage FlashArrays

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Create, delete or modify hosts on Pure Storage FlashArrays.

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.
host
string / required
The name of the host.
iqn
list
List of IQNs of the host if protocol is iscsi or mixed.
lun
integer
added in 2.8
LUN ID to assign to volume for host. Must be unique.
If not provided the ID will be automatically assigned.
Range for LUN ID is 1 to 4095.
nqn
list
added in 2.8
List of NQNs of the host if protocol is nvme or mixed.
personality
string
added in 2.7
    Choices:
  • hpux
  • vms
  • aix
  • esxi
  • solaris
  • hitachi-vsp
  • oracle-vm-server
  • delete
  •  ←
Define which operating system the host is. Recommended for ActiveCluster integration.
preferred_array
list
added in 2.9
List of preferred arrays in an ActiveCluster environment.
To remove existing preferred arrays from the host, specify delete.
protocol
string
    Choices:
  • fc
  • iscsi ←
  • nvme
  • mixed
Defines the host connection protocol for volumes.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Define whether the host should exist or not.
When removing host all connected volumes will be disconnected.
volume
string
Volume name to map to the host.
wwns
list
List of wwns of the host if protocol is fc or mixed.

Notes

Note

  • If specifying lun option ensure host support requested value
  • 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: Create new AIX host
  purefa_host:
    host: foo
    personaility: aix
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete host
  purefa_host:
    host: foo
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

- name: Make host bar with wwn ports
  purefa_host:
    host: bar
    protocol: fc
    wwns:
    - 00:00:00:00:00:00:00
    - 11:11:11:11:11:11:11
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Make host bar with iSCSI ports
  purefa_host:
    host: bar
    protocol: iscsi
    iqn:
    - iqn.1994-05.com.redhat:7d366003913
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Make host bar with NVMe ports
  purefa_host:
    host: bar
    protocol: nvme
    nqn:
    - nqn.2014-08.com.vendor:nvme:nvm-subsystem-sn-d78432
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Make mixed protocol host
  purefa_host:
    host: bar
    protocol: mixed
    nqn:
    - nqn.2014-08.com.vendor:nvme:nvm-subsystem-sn-d78432
    iqn:
    - iqn.1994-05.com.redhat:7d366003914
    wwns:
    - 00:00:00:00:00:00:01
    - 11:11:11:11:11:11:12
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Map host foo to volume bar as LUN ID 12
  purefa_host:
    host: foo
    volume: bar
    lun: 12
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Add preferred arrays to host foo
  purefa_host:
    host: foo
    preferred_array:
    - array1
    - array2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete preferred arrays from host foo
  purefa_host:
    host: foo
    preferred_array: delete
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

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