hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_chap_user – Manage the HPE Nimble Storage CHAP user

Note

This plugin is part of the hpe.nimble collection (version 1.1.3).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install hpe.nimble.

To use it in a playbook, specify: hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_chap_user.

New in version 1.0.0: of hpe.nimble

Synopsis

  • Manage the CHAP user on an HPE Nimble Storage group.

Requirements

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

  • Ansible 2.9 or later

  • Python 3.6 or later

  • HPE Nimble Storage SDK for Python

  • HPE Nimble Storage arrays running NimbleOS 5.0 or later

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
change_name
string
Change the name of the existing CHAP user.
description
string
Text description of CHAP user.
host
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage IP address.
initiator_iqns
list / elements=dictionary
List of iSCSI initiators. To be configured with this CHAP user for iSCSI Group Target CHAP authentication. This attribute cannot be modified at the same time with other attributes. If any specified initiator is already associated with another CHAP user, it will be replaced by this CHAP user for future CHAP authentication.
name
string / required
The CHAP user name.
password
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage password.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • create
  • present
  • absent
The CHAP user operation.
user_password
string
CHAP secret. The CHAP secret should be between 12-16 characters and cannot contain spaces or most punctuation. string of 12 to 16 printable ASCII characters excluding ampersand and ^[];`
username
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage user name.

Notes

Note

  • This module does not support check_mode.

Examples

# if state is create, then create chap user, fails if it exist or cannot create
# if state is present, then create chap user if not present, else success
- name: Create Chap User
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_chap_user:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    description: "{{ description }}"
    user_password: "{{ user_password | mandatory }}"
    state: "{{ state | default('present') }}"

- name: Delete Chap User
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_chap_user:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    state: "absent"

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