netapp.elementsw.na_elementsw_check_connections – NetApp Element Software Check connectivity to MVIP and SVIP.

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.elementsw collection (version 21.7.0).

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 netapp.elementsw.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netapp.elementsw.na_elementsw_check_connections.

New in version 2.7.0: of netapp.elementsw

Synopsis

  • Used to test the management connection to the cluster.

  • The test pings the MVIP and SVIP, and executes a simple API method to verify connectivity.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • The modules were developed with SolidFire 10.1

  • solidfire-sdk-python (1.1.0.92) or greater. Install using ‘pip install solidfire-sdk-python’

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
hostname
string / required
The hostname or IP address of the SolidFire cluster.
For na_elementsw_cluster, the Management IP (MIP) or hostname of the node to initiate the cluster creation from.
mvip
string
Optionally, use to test connection of a different MVIP.
This is not needed to test the connection to the target cluster.
password
string / required
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
skip
string
    Choices:
  • svip
  • mvip
Skip checking connection to SVIP or MVIP.
svip
string
Optionally, use to test connection of a different SVIP.
This is not needed to test the connection to the target cluster.
username
string / required
Please ensure that the user has the adequate permissions. For more information, please read the official documentation https://mysupport.netapp.com/documentation/docweb/index.html?productID=62636&language=en-US.

aliases: user

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na\_elementsw are built to support the SolidFire storage platform.

Examples

- name: Check connections to MVIP and SVIP
  na_elementsw_check_connections:
    hostname: "{{ solidfire_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ solidfire_username }}"
    password: "{{ solidfire_password }}"

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