ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_info module – This module gathers various information from the 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_info.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Gathers the list of specified IBM Storage Virtualize family system entities. These include the list of nodes, pools, volumes, hosts, host clusters, FC ports, iSCSI ports, target port FC, FC consistgrp, vdiskcopy, I/O groups, FC map, FC connectivity, NVMe fabric, array, and system.

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.

gather_subset

list / elements=string

List of string variables to specify the Storage Virtualize entities for which information is required.

all - list of all Storage Virtualize entities supported by the module.

vol - lists information for VDisks.

pool - lists information for mdiskgrps.

node - lists information for nodes.

iog - lists information for I/O groups.

host - lists information for hosts.

hostvdiskmap - lists all VDisks mapped to host ‘objectname’

vdiskhostmap - lists all hosts VDisk ‘objectname’ is mapped to

hc - lists information for host clusters.

fc - lists information for FC connectivity.

fcport - lists information for FC ports.

targetportfc - lists information for WWPN which is required to set up FC zoning and to display the current failover status of host I/O ports.

fcmap - lists information for FC maps.

rcrelationship - lists information for remote copy relationships.

fcconsistgrp - displays a concise list or a detailed view of flash copy consistency groups.

rcconsistgrp - displays a concise list or a detailed view of remote copy consistency groups.

iscsiport - lists information for iSCSI ports.

vdiskcopy - lists information for volume copy.

array - lists information for array MDisks.

system - displays the storage system information.

cloudaccount - lists all the configured cloud accounts.

cloudaccountusage - lists the usage information about the configured cloud storage accounts.

cloudimportcandidate - lists information about systems that have data that is stored in the cloud accounts.

ldapserver - lists the most recent details for all configured Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) servers.

drive - lists the configuration information and drive vital product data (VPD).

user - lists all the users that are created on the system.

usergroup - lists the user groups that is created on the system.

ownershipgroup - displays the ownership groups that are available in the system.

partnership - lists all the clustered systems (systems) that are associated with the local system.

replicationpolicy - lists all the replication policies on the system.

cloudbackup - lists the volumes that have cloud snapshot enabled and volumes that have cloud snapshots in the cloud account.

cloudbackupgeneration - lists any volume snapshots available on the specified volume. objectname is a mandatory parameter.

snapshotpolicy - lists all the snapshot policies on the system.

snapshotpolicyschedule - lists all snapshot schedules on the system.

volumegroup - lists all volume groups on the system.

volumepopulation - list the population information about volumes of type clone or thinclone.

volumegrouppopulation - list the information about volume groups of type clone or thinclone.

volumegroupsnapshotpolicy - lists the snapshot policy attributes associated with a volume group on the system.

volumesnapshot - lists all volume snapshots.

dnsserver - lists the information for any Domain Name System (DNS) servers in the system.

systemcertificate - lists the information about the current system Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate.

truststore - lists the current certificate stores.

sra - command to check both secure remote assistance status and the time of the last login.

syslogserver - lists the syslog servers that are configured on the clustered system.

emailserver - lists the email servers that are configured on the system.

emailuser - lists the Email event notification settings for all Email recipients, an individual Email recipient, or a specified type (local or support) of an Email recipient.

provisioningpolicy - lists the provisioning policies available on the system.

volumegroupsnapshot - lists the snapshot objects available on the system.

callhome - displays the status of the Call Home information that is sent to a server in the Cloud.

ip - lists the currently configured IP addresses.

portset - lists the currently configured portset on the system.

safeguardedpolicy - lists the Safeguarded policies available on the system.

mdisk - displays a concise list or a detailed view of managed disks (MDisks) visible to the system.

safeguardedpolicyschedule - displays the Safeguarded backup schedule that is associated with Safeguarded policies.

eventlog - displays the concise view of system event log

enclosurestats - lists the most recent values (averaged) of all enclosure statistics.

enclosurestatshistory - lists the history values of all enclosure statistics including power consumed, temperature in fahrenheit and temperature in celsius.

driveclass - lists all drive classes in the system

security - display the current system Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) security and password rules settings

Choices:

  • "vol"

  • "pool"

  • "node"

  • "iog"

  • "host"

  • "hostvdiskmap"

  • "vdiskhostmap"

  • "hc"

  • "fcport"

  • "iscsiport"

  • "fc"

  • "fcmap"

  • "fcconsistgrp"

  • "rcrelationship"

  • "rcconsistgrp"

  • "vdiskcopy"

  • "targetportfc"

  • "array"

  • "system"

  • "cloudaccount"

  • "cloudaccountusage"

  • "ldapserver"

  • "drive"

  • "user"

  • "usergroup"

  • "ownershipgroup"

  • "partnership"

  • "replicationpolicy"

  • "cloudbackup"

  • "enclosurestats"

  • "cloudbackupgeneration"

  • "snapshotpolicy"

  • "snapshotpolicyschedule"

  • "volumegroup"

  • "volumepopulation"

  • "volumegrouppopulation"

  • "volumegroupsnapshotpolicy"

  • "volumesnapshot"

  • "dnsserver"

  • "systemcertificate"

  • "sra"

  • "syslogserver"

  • "enclosurestatshistory"

  • "emailserver"

  • "emailuser"

  • "provisioningpolicy"

  • "volumegroupsnapshot"

  • "truststore"

  • "callhome"

  • "ip"

  • "portset"

  • "safeguardedpolicy"

  • "mdisk"

  • "safeguardedpolicyschedule"

  • "cloudimportcandidate"

  • "eventlog"

  • "driveclass"

  • "security"

  • "all" ← (default)

Default: ["all"]

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

objectname

string

If specified, only the instance with the objectname is returned. If not specified, all the instances are returned.

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.

token

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.5.0

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

To generate a token, use the 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: Get volume info
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_info:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    gather_subset: vol
- name: Get volume info
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_info:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    objectname: volumename
    gather_subset: vol
- name: Get pool info
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_info:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    gather_subset: pool
- name: Get population information about volumes and volumegroups of type clone or thinclone
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_info:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    gather_subset: ['volumepopulation','volumegrouppopulation']

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

Array

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=array or gather_subset=all

Lists information for array MDisks

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CallHome

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=callhome or gather_subset=all

Displays the status of the Call Home information that is sent to a server in the Cloud

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CloudAccount

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=cloudaccount or gather_subset=all

Lists all the configured cloud accounts

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CloudAccountUsage

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=cloudaccountusage or gather_subset=all

Lists the usage information about the configured cloud storage accounts

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CloudBackup

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=cloudbackup or gather_subset=all

Lists the volumes that have cloud snapshot that enabled and volumes that have cloud snapshots in the cloud account

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CloudBackupGeneration

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=cloudbackupgeneration

List any volume snapshots available on the specified volume

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

CloudImportCandidate

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=cloudimportcandidate or gather_subset=all

Lists information about systems that have data that is stored in the cloud accounts

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

DnsServer

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=dnsserver or gather_subset=all

Lists the information for any Domain Name System (DNS) servers in the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Drive

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=drive or gather_subset=all

Lists the configuration information and drive vital product data (VPD)

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

DriveClass

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=driveclass or gather_subset=all

List all drive classes in the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

EmailServer

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=emailserver or gather_subset=all

Lists the Email servers that are configured on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

EmailUser

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=emailuser or gather_subset=all

Lists the Email event notification settings for all Email recipients, an individual Email recipient, or a specified type (local or support) of Email recipient

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

EnclosureStats

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=enclosurestats or gather_subset=all

Lists the most recent values (averaged) of all enclosure statistics.

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

EnclosureStatsHistory

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=enclosurestatshistory or gather_subset=all

Lists the history values of all enclosure statistics including power consumed, temperature in fahrenheit and temperature in celsius.

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

EventLog

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=eventlog or gather_subset=all

Lists information about the system event log

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

FCConnectivitie

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=fc or gather_subset=all

Lists information for FC connectivity

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

FCConsistgrp

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=fcconsistgrp or gather_subset=all

Displays a concise list or a detailed view of flash copy consistency groups

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

FCMap

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=fcmap or gather_subset=all

Lists information for FC maps

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

FCPort

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=fcport or gather_subset=all

Lists information for FC ports

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Host

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=host or gather_subset=all

Lists information for hosts

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

HostCluster

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=hc or gather_subset=all

Lists information for host clusters

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

HostVdiskMap

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=hostvdiskmap or gather_subset=all

Lists all VDisks mapped to host ‘objectname’

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

IOGroup

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=iog or gather_subset=all

Lists information for I/O groups

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

IP

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=ip or gather_subset=all

Lists the currently configured IP addresses

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

iSCSIPort

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=iscsiport or gather_subset=all

Lists information for iSCSI ports

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

LdapServer

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=ldapserver or gather_subset=all

Lists the most recent details for all configured Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) servers

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Mdisk

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=mdisk or gather_subset=all

Displays a concise list or a detailed view of managed disks (MDisks) visible to the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Node

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=node or gather_subset=all

Lists information for nodes

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Ownershipgroup

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=ownershipgroup or gather_subset=all

Displays the ownership groups that are available in the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Partnership

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=partnership or gather_subset=all

Lists all the clustered systems (systems) that are associated with the local system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Pool

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=pool or gather_subset=all

Lists information for mdiskgrps

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Portset

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=portset or gather_subset=all

Lists the currently configured portset on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

ProvisioningPolicy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=provisioningpolicy or gather_subset=all

Lists the provisioning policies available on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

RCConsistgrp

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=rcconsistgrp or gather_subset=all

Displays a concise list or a detailed view of remote copy consistency groups

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

RemoteCopy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=rcrelationship or gather_subset=all

Lists information for remote copy relationships

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

ReplicationPolicy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=replicationpolicy or gather_subset=all

Lists all the replication policies on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SafeguardedPolicy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=safeguardedpolicy or gather_subset=all

Lists the Safeguarded policies available on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SafeguardedSchedule

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=safeguardedpolicyschedule or gather_subset=all

Displays the Safeguarded backup schedule that is associated with Safeguarded policies

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Security

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=security or gather_subset=all

Displays current security settings of the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SnapshotPolicy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=snapshotpolicy or gather_subset=all

Lists all the snapshot policies on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SnapshotSchedule

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=snapshotpolicyschedule or gather_subset=all

Lists all snapshot schedules on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Sra

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=sra or gather_subset=all

Command to check both secure remote assistance status and the time of the last login

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SysLogServer

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=syslogserver or gather_subset=all

Lists the syslog servers that are configured on the clustered system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

System

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=system or gather_subset=all

Displays the storage system information

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

SystemCert

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=systemcertificate or gather_subset=all

Lists the information about the current system Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

TargetPortFC

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=targetportfc or gather_subset=all

Lists information for WWPN which is required to set up FC zoning and to display the current failover status of host I/O ports

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

TrustStore

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=truststore or gather_subset=all

Lists the current certificate stores

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

User

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=user or gather_subset=all

Lists all the users that are created on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

UserGrp

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=usergroup or gather_subset=all

Lists the user groups that is created on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VdiskCopy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=vdiskcopy or gather_subset=all

Lists information for volume copy

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VdiskHostMap

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=vdiskhostmap or gather_subset=all

Lists all hosts the VDisk ‘objectname’ is mapped to

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Volume

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=vol or gather_subset=all

Lists information for VDisks

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumeGroup

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumegroup or gather_subset=all

Lists all volume groups on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumeGroupPopulation

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumegrouppopulation or gather_subset=all

Lists information about volume groups of type clone or thinclone including source and in-progress restore

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumeGroupSnapshot

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumegroupsnapshot or gather_subset=all

Lists the snapshot objects available on the system based on volume group

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumeGroupSnapshotPolicy

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumegroupsnapshotpolicy or gather_subset=all

Lists view snapshot objects on the system

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumePopulation

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumepopulation or gather_subset=all

Lists information about volumes of type clone or thinclone

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

VolumeSnapshot

list / elements=dictionary

Data will be populated when gather_subset=volumesnapshot or gather_subset=all

Lists all volume snapshots

Returned: success

Sample: [{"...": null}]

Authors

  • Peng Wang (@wangpww)

  • Sumit Kumar Gupta (@sumitguptaibm)