community.general.vexata_eg – Manage export groups on Vexata VX100 storage arrays

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 2.2.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.vexata_eg.

Synopsis

  • Create or delete export groups on a Vexata VX100 array.

  • An export group is a tuple of a volume group, initiator group and port group that allows a set of volumes to be exposed to one or more hosts through specific array ports.

Requirements

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

  • Vexata VX100 storage array with VXOS >= v3.5.0 on storage array

  • vexatapi >= 0.0.1

  • python >= 2.7

  • VEXATA_USER and VEXATA_PASSWORD environment variables must be set if user and password arguments are not passed to the module directly.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
array
string / required
Vexata VX100 array hostname or IPv4 Address.
ig
string
Initiator group name.
name
string / required
Export group name.
password
string
Vexata API user password.
pg
string
Port group name.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Creates export group when present or delete when absent.
user
string
Vexata API user with administrative privileges.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
If set to yes, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.
vg
string
Volume group name.

Examples

- name: Create export group named db_export.
  community.general.vexata_eg:
    name: db_export
    vg: dbvols
    ig: dbhosts
    pg: pg1
    state: present
    array: vx100_ultra.test.com
    user: admin
    password: secret

- name: Delete export group named db_export
  community.general.vexata_eg:
    name: db_export
    state: absent
    array: vx100_ultra.test.com
    user: admin
    password: secret

Authors

  • Sandeep Kasargod (@vexata)