ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_mdisk module – This module manages MDisks 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_mdisk.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Ansible interface to manage ‘mkarray’ and ‘rmmdisk’ MDisk 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.

drive

string

Drive(s) to use as members of the RAID array.

Required when state=present, to create an MDisk array.

driveclass

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 2.0.0

Specifies the class that is being used to create the array.

Applies when state=present.

drivecount

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 2.0.0

Specifies the number of the drives.

The value must be a number in the range 2 - 128.

Applies when state=present.

encrypt

string

Defines use of encryption with the MDisk group.

Applies when state=present.

Choices:

  • "yes"

  • "no" ← (default)

level

string

Specifies the RAID level.

Required when state=present, to create an MDisk array.

Choices:

  • "raid0"

  • "raid1"

  • "raid5"

  • "raid6"

  • "raid10"

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

mdiskgrp

string / required

The storage pool (mdiskgrp) to which you want to add the MDisk.

name

string / required

The MDisk name.

old_name

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 2.0.0

Specifies the old name of an existing pool.

Applies when state=present, to rename the existing pool.

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.

state

string / required

Creates (present) or removes (absent) the MDisk.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present"

stripewidth

string

added in ibm.storage_virtualize 2.0.0

Specifies the width of a single unit of redundancy within a distributed set of drives

The value must be a number in the range 2 - 16.

Applies when state=present.

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: Create MDisk and name as mdisk20
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_mdisk:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    name: mdisk20
    state: present
    level: raid0
    drive: '5:6'
    encrypt: no
    mdiskgrp: pool20
- name: Delete MDisk named mdisk20
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_mdisk:
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    domain: "{{domain}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    name: mdisk20
    state: absent
    mdiskgrp: pool20

Authors

  • Peng Wang(@wangpww)