cisco.mso.mso_backup module – Manages backups

Note

This module is part of the cisco.mso collection (version 2.0.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

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

Comments

backup

aliases: name

string

The name given to the backup

description

string

Brief information about the backup.

destination

string

Location where to download the backup to

host

aliases: hostname

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.

location_type

string

The type of location for the backup to be stored

Choices:

  • local ← (default)

  • remote

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

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.

Choices:

  • debug

  • info

  • normal ← (default)

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

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.

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

  • query

  • upload

  • restore

  • download

  • move

timeout

integer

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.

Default: 30

use_proxy

boolean

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.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

use_ssl

boolean

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.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

username

string

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

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.

The default is yes.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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)