ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_start_stop_replication module – This module starts or stops remote copies 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_start_stop_replication.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 1.3.0

Synopsis

  • Ansible interface to manage remote copy related commands.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

access

boolean

Instructs the system to allow write access to a consistent secondary volume.

Applies when state=stopped.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

clean

boolean

Specifies that the volume that is to become a secondary is clean.

Applies when state=started.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

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.

force

boolean

Specifies that the system must process the copy operation even if it causes a temporary loss of consistency during synchronization.

Applies when state=started.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

isgroup

boolean

Specifies that a consistency group has to be started or stopped.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

name

string

Specifies a name to assign to the new remote copy relationship or group, or to operate on the existing remote copy.

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.

primary

string

Specifies the copy direction by defining which disk becomes the primary (source).

Applies when state=started.

Choices:

  • "master"

  • "aux"

state

string / required

Starts (started) or stops (stopped) a remote copy relationship.

Choices:

  • "started"

  • "stopped"

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: Start remote copy
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_start_stop_replication:
    name: sample_rcopy
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    state: started
    clean: true
- name: Stop remote copy
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_start_stop_replication:
    name: sample_rcopy
    clustername: "{{clustername}}"
    username: "{{username}}"
    password: "{{password}}"
    log_path: /tmp/ansible.log
    state: stopped

Authors

  • rohit(@rohitk-github)