ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_initial_setup module – This module allows users to manage the initial setup configuration 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_initial_setup.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.7.0

Synopsis

  • Ansible interface to perform various initial system configuration

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

cloud

integer

Specifies the number of enclosures for the transparent cloud tiering function.

clustername

string / required

The hostname or management IP of the Storage Virtualize system.

compression

integer

Changes system licensing for the compression function.

Depending on the type of system, specify a capacity value in terabytes (TB) or specify the total number of storage capacity units (SCUs) that user is licensed to virtualize across tiers of storage on the system or specify the total number of internal and external enclosures that user has licensed on the system.

dnsip

list / elements=string

Specifies the DNS server Internet Protocol (IP) address.

dnsname

list / elements=string

Specifies a unique name for the system DNS server being created.

Maximum two DNS servers can be configured. User needs to provide the complete list of DNS servers that are required to be configured.

domain

string

Domain for the Storage Virtualize system.

Valid when hostname is used for the parameter clustername.

easytier

integer

Specifies the number of enclosures on which user can run Easy Tier.

encryption

string

Specifies whether the encryption license function is enabled or disabled.

Choices:

  • "on"

  • "off"

flash

integer

Changes system licensing for the FlashCopy function.

Depending on the type of system, specify a capacity value in terabytes (TB) or specify the total number of internal and external enclosures for the FlashCopy function.

license_key

list / elements=string

Provides the license key to activate a feature that contains 16 hexadecimal characters organized in four groups of four numbers with each group separated by a hyphen (such as 0123-4567-89AB-CDEF).

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

ntpip

string

Specifies the IPv4 address or fully qualified domain name (FQDN) for the Network Time Protocol (NTP) server.

To remove an already configured NTP IP, user must specify 0.0.0.0.

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.

physical_flash

string

For physical disk licensing, this parameter enables or disables the FlashCopy function.

Choices:

  • "on"

  • "off" ← (default)

remote

integer

Changes system licensing for remote-copy functions such as Metro Mirror, Global Mirror, and HyperSwap.

Depending on the type of system, specify a capacity value in terabytes (TB) or specify the total number of internal and external enclosures that user has licensed on the system. There must be an enclosure license for all enclosures.

system_name

string

Specifies system name.

time

string

Specifies the time to which the system must be set.

This value must be in the following format MMDDHHmmYYYY (where M is month, D is day, H is hour, m is minute, and Y is year).

timezone

string

Specifies the time zone to set for the system.

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

virtualization

integer

Changes system licensing for the Virtualization function.

Depending on the type of system, specify a capacity value in terabytes (TB) or specify the total number of storage capacity units (SCUs) that user is licensed to virtualize across tiers of storage on the system or specify the number of enclosures of external storage that user is authorized to use.

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

- name: Initial configuration on FlashSystem 9200
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_initial_setup:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    system_name: cluster_test_0
    time: 101009142021
    timezone: 200
    remote: 50
    virtualization: 50
    flash: 50
    license_key:
      - 0123-4567-89AB-CDEF
      - 8921-4567-89AB-GHIJ
- name: Add DNS servers
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_initial_setup:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    system_name: cluster_test_
    dnsname:
      - dns_01
      - dns_02
    dnsip:
      - '1.1.1.1'
      - '2.2.2.2'
- name: Delete dns_02 server
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_initial_setup:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/playbook.debug
    system_name: cluster_test_
    dnsname:
      - dns_01
    dnsip:
      - '1.1.1.1'

Authors

  • Shilpi Jain (@Shilpi-J)