hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_pool – Manage the HPE Nimble Storage pools

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_pool.

New in version 1.0.0: of hpe.nimble

Synopsis

  • Manage the storage pools 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
array_list
list / elements=dictionary
List of arrays in the pool with detailed information. To create or update array list, only array ID is required.
change_name
string
Change name of the existing pool.
dedupe_all_volumes
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Indicates if dedupe is enabled by default for new volumes on this pool.
description
string
Text description of pool.
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Forcibly delete the specified pool even if it contains deleted volumes whose space is being reclaimed. Forcibly remove an array from array_list via an update operation even if the array is not reachable. There should no volumes in the pool for the force update operation to succeed.
host
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage IP address.
is_default
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Indicates if this is the default pool.
merge
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Merge the specified pool into the target pool. All volumes on the specified pool are moved to the target pool and the specified pool is then deleted. All the arrays in the pool are assigned to the target pool.
name
string / required
Name of the pool.
password
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage password.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
  • create
The pool operation.
target
string
Name of the target pool.
username
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage user name.

Notes

Note

  • This module does not support check_mode.

Examples

# if state is create , then create a pool if not present. Fails if already present.
# if state is present, then create a pool if not present. Succeed if it already exists.
- name: Create pool if not present
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_pool:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    state: "{{ state | default('present') }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    array_list: "{{ array_list }} "
    description: "{{ description }}"

- name: Delete pool
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_pool:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    state: absent

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