cisco.mso.mso_backup – Manages backups

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.mso collection (version 1.2.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.mso.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.mso.mso_backup.

Synopsis

  • Manage backups on Cisco ACI Multi-Site.

Requirements

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

  • Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
backup
string
The name given to the backup

aliases: name
description
string
Brief information about the backup.
destination
string
Location where to download the backup to
host
string
IP Address or hostname of the ACI Multi Site Orchestrator host.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_HOST will be used instead.

aliases: hostname
location_type
string
    Choices:
  • local ←
  • remote
The type of location for the backup to be stored
login_domain
string
The login domain name to use for authentication.
The default value is Local.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_LOGIN_DOMAIN will be used instead.
output_level
string
    Choices:
  • debug
  • info
  • normal ←
Influence the output of this MSO module.
normal means the standard output, incl. current dict
info adds informational output, incl. previous, proposed and sent dicts
debug adds debugging output, incl. filter_string, method, response, status and url information
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_OUTPUT_LEVEL will be used instead.
password
string
The password to use for authentication.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_PASSWORD or ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Port number to be used for the REST connection.
The default value depends on parameter `use_ssl`.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_PORT will be used instead.
remote_location
string
The remote location's name for the backup to be stored
remote_path
string
This path is relative to the remote location.
A '/' is automatically added between the remote location folder and this path.
This folder structure should already exist on the remote location.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
  • query
  • upload
  • restore
  • download
  • move
Use present or absent for adding or removing.
Use query for listing an object or multiple objects.
Use upload for uploading backup.
Use restore for restoring backup.
Use download for downloading backup.
Use move for moving backup from local to remote location.
timeout
integer
Default:
30
The socket level timeout in seconds.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_TIMEOUT will be used instead.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_PROXY will be used instead.
use_ssl
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, an HTTP connection will be used instead of the default HTTPS connection.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_USE_SSL will be used instead.
username
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for authentication.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variables MSO_USERNAME or ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to no when used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable MSO_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.

Notes

Note

  • Please read the mso_guide for more detailed information on how to manage your MSO infrastructure using Ansible.

  • This module was written to support Multi Site Orchestrator v2.1 or newer. Some or all functionality may not work on earlier versions.

Examples

- name: Create a new local backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    description: via Ansible
    location_type: local
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Create a new remote backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    description: via Ansible
    location_type: remote
    remote_location: ansible_test
    state: present
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Move backup to remote location
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup0
    remote_location: ansible_test
    remote_path: test
    state: move
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Download a backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    destination: ./
    state: download
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Upload a backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: ./Backup
    state: upload
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Restore a backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    state: restore
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Remove a Backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    state: absent
  delegate_to: localhost

- name: Query a backup
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query a backup with its complete name
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    backup: Backup_20200721220043
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

- name: Query all backups
  cisco.mso.mso_backup:
    host: mso_host
    username: admin
    password: SomeSecretPassword
    state: query
  delegate_to: localhost
  register: query_result

Authors

  • Shreyas Srish (@shrsr)