ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_hostcluster module – This module manages host cluster on IBM Storage Virtualize family systems

Note

This module is part of the ibm.storage_virtualize collection (version 2.2.0).

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 ibm.storage_virtualize.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_hostcluster.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.5.0

Synopsis

  • Ansible interface to manage ‘mkhostcluster’, ‘chhostcluster’ and ‘rmhostcluster’ host commands.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

clustername

string / required

The hostname or management IP of the Storage Virtualize system.

domain

string

Domain for the Storage Virtualize system.

Valid when hostname is used for the parameter clustername.

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

name

string / required

Specifies a name or label for the new host cluster object.

noownershipgroup

boolean

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.6.0

If specified True, the host cluster object is removed from the ownership group to which it belongs.

Parameters ownershipgroup and noownershipgroup are mutually exclusive.

Applies when state=present to modify an existing hostcluster.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

ownershipgroup

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.6.0

The name of the ownership group to which the host cluster object is being added.

Parameters ownershipgroup and noownershipgroup are mutually exclusive.

Applies when state=present.

password

string

REST API password for the Storage Virtualize system.

The parameters username and password are required if not using token to authenticate a user.

removeallhosts

boolean

Specifies that all hosts in the host cluster and the associated host cluster object be deleted.

Applies when state=absent.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

state

string / required

Creates (present) or removes (absent) a host cluster.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present"

token

string

The authentication token to verify a user on the Storage Virtualize system.

To generate a token, use the ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_auth module.

username

string

REST API username for the Storage Virtualize system.

The parameters username and password are required if not using token to authenticate a user.

validate_certs

boolean

Validates certification.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

- name: Define a new host cluster
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_hostcluster:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    name: hostcluster0
    state: present
    ownershipgroup: group1
- name: Update the ownershipgroup of a host cluster
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_hostcluster:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    name: hostcluster0
    state: present
    noownershipgroup: True
- name: Delete a host cluster
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_hostcluster:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    name: hostcluster0
    state: absent
    removeallhosts: True

Authors

  • Shilpi Jain (@Shilpi-J)