hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_protection_template – Manage the HPE Nimble Storage protection templates

Note

This plugin is part of the hpe.nimble collection (version 1.1.4).

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 hpe.nimble.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of hpe.nimble

Synopsis

  • Manage the protection templates 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
agent_hostname
string
Generic backup agent hostname.
agent_password
string
Generic backup agent password.
agent_username
string
Generic backup agent username.
app_cluster
string
If the application is running within a windows cluster environment, this is the cluster name.
app_id
string
    Choices:
  • inval
  • exchange
  • exchange_dag
  • hyperv
  • sql2005
  • sql2008
  • sql2012
  • sql2014
  • sql2016
  • sql2017
Application ID running on the server.
app_server
string
Application server hostname.
app_service_name
string
If the application is running within a windows cluster environment then this is the instance name of the service running within the cluster environment.
app_sync
string
    Choices:
  • none
  • vss
  • vmware
  • generic
Application synchronization.
change_name
string
Change name of the existing protection template.
description
string
Text description of protection template.
host
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage IP address.
name
string / required
Name of the protection template.
password
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage password.
state
string / required
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
  • create
The protection template operations.
username
string / required
HPE Nimble Storage user name.
vcenter_hostname
string
VMware vCenter hostname.
vcenter_password
string
Application VMware vCenter password. A password with few constraints.
vcenter_username
string
Application VMware vCenter username. String of up to 80 alphanumeric characters, beginning with a letter. It can include ampersand (@), backslash (\), dash (-), period (.), and underscore (_).

Notes

Note

  • This module does not support check_mode.

Examples

# if state is create , then create a protection template if not present. Fails if already present.
# if state is present, then create a protection template if not present. Succeed if it already exists.
- name: Create protection template if not present
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_protection_template:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    description: "{{ description | default(None)}}"
    state: "{{ state | default('present') }}"

- name: Delete protection template
  hpe.nimble.hpe_nimble_protection_template:
    host: "{{ host }}"
    username: "{{ username }}"
    password: "{{ password }}"
    name: "{{ name }}"
    state: absent

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