netapp.elementsw.na_elementsw_cluster – NetApp Element Software Create Cluster

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.elementsw collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install netapp.elementsw.

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

New in version 2.7.0: of netapp.elementsw

Synopsis

  • Initialize Element Software node ownership to form a cluster.

  • If the cluster does not exist, username/password are still required but ignored for initial creation.

  • username/password are used as the node credentials to see if the cluster already exists.

  • username/password can also be used to set the cluster credentials.

  • If the cluster already exists, no error is returned, but changed is set to false.

  • Cluster modifications are not supported and are ignored.

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
accept_eula
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Required to indicate your acceptance of the End User License Agreement when creating this cluster.
To accept the EULA, set this parameter to true.
attributes
dictionary
List of name-value pairs in JSON object format.
cluster_admin_password
string
Initial password for the cluster admin account.
If not provided, default to password.
cluster_admin_username
string
Username for the cluster admin.
If not provided, default to username.
encryption
boolean
added in 20.10.0 of netapp.elementsw
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
to enable or disable encryption at rest
fail_if_cluster_already_exists_with_larger_ensemble
boolean
added in 20.8.0 of netapp.elementsw
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If the cluster exists, the default is to verify that nodes is a superset of the existing ensemble.
A superset is accepted because some nodes may have a different role.
But the module reports an error if the existing ensemble contains a node not listed in nodes.
This checker is disabled when this option is set to false.
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.
management_virtual_ip
string / required
Floating (virtual) IP address for the cluster on the management network.
nodes
list / elements=string / required
Storage IP (SIP) addresses of the initial set of nodes making up the cluster.
nodes IP must be in the list.
order_number
string
added in 20.10.0 of netapp.elementsw
(experimental) order number as provided by NetApp
password
string / required
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
replica_count
integer
Default:
2
Number of replicas of each piece of data to store in the cluster.
serial_number
string
added in 20.10.0 of netapp.elementsw
(experimental) serial number as provided by NetApp
storage_virtual_ip
string / required
Floating (virtual) IP address for the cluster on the storage (iSCSI) network.
timeout
integer
added in 20.8.0 of netapp.elementsw
Default:
100
Time to wait for cluster creation to complete.
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: Initialize new cluster
  tags:
  - elementsw_cluster
  na_elementsw_cluster:
    hostname: "{{ elementsw_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ elementsw_username }}"
    password: "{{ elementsw_password }}"
    management_virtual_ip: 10.226.108.32
    storage_virtual_ip: 10.226.109.68
    replica_count: 2
    accept_eula: true
    nodes:
    - 10.226.109.72
    - 10.226.109.74

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
msg
string
success
Success message



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