netapp.ontap.na_ontap_command – NetApp ONTAP Run any cli command, the username provided needs to have console login permission.

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.ontap collection.

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: netapp.ontap.na_ontap_command.

New in version 2.7.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Run system-cli commands on ONTAP

Requirements

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

  • A physical or virtual clustered Data ONTAP system. The modules support Data ONTAP 9.1 and onward.

  • REST support requires ONTAP 9.6 or later.

  • Ansible 2.6

  • Ansible 2.9 or later is strongly recommended as it enables the new collection delivery system.

  • Python2 netapp-lib (2017.10.30) or later. Install using ‘pip install netapp-lib’

  • Python3 netapp-lib (2018.11.13) or later. Install using ‘pip install netapp-lib’

  • netapp-lib 2020.3.12 is strongly recommended as it provides better error reporting for connection issues.

  • To enable http on the cluster you must run the following commands ‘set -privilege advanced;’ ‘system services web modify -http-enabled true;’

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
cert_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client cert file (.pem).
not supported with python 2.6.
command
list / elements=string / required
a comma separated list containing the command and arguments.
exclude_lines
string
added in 19.10.0 of netapp.ontap
Default:
""
applied only when return_dict is true
return only lines containing string pattern in stdout_lines_filter
feature_flags
dictionary
added in 20.5.0 of netapp.ontap
Enable or disable a new feature.
This can be used to enable an experimental feature or disable a new feature that breaks backward compatibility.
Supported keys and values are subject to change without notice. Unknown keys are ignored.
hostname
string / required
The hostname or IP address of the ONTAP instance.
http_port
integer
Override the default port (80 or 443) with this port
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Enable and disable https.
Ignored when using REST as only https is supported.
Ignored when using SSL certificate authentication as it requires SSL.
include_lines
string
added in 19.10.0 of netapp.ontap
Default:
""
applied only when return_dict is true
return only lines containing string pattern in stdout_lines_filter
key_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client key file.
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
privilege
string
added in 2.8.0 of netapp.ontap
    Choices:
  • admin ←
  • advanced
privilege level at which to run the command.
return_dict
boolean
added in 2.9.0 of netapp.ontap
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Returns a parsesable dictionary instead of raw XML output
result_value
status > passed, failed..
stdout > command output in plaintext)
stdout_lines > list of command output lines)
stdout_lines_filter > empty list or list of command output lines matching include_lines or exclude_lines parameters.
use_rest
string
Default:
"auto"
REST API if supported by the target system for all the resources and attributes the module requires. Otherwise will revert to ZAPI.
always -- will always use the REST API
never -- will always use the ZAPI
auto -- will try to use the REST Api
username
string
This can be a Cluster-scoped or SVM-scoped account, depending on whether a Cluster-level or SVM-level API is required.
For more information, please read the documentation https://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/software/nmsdk/9.4/.
Two authentication methods are supported
1. basic authentication, using username and password,
2. SSL certificate authentication, using a ssl client cert file, and optionally a private key file.
To use a certificate, the certificate must have been installed in the ONTAP cluster, and cert authentication must have been enabled.

aliases: user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to no, the SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only set to False used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
vserver
string
added in 19.10.0 of netapp.ontap
If running as vserver admin, you must give a vserver or module will fail

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na\_ontap are built to support the ONTAP storage platform.

Examples

- name: run ontap cli command
  na_ontap_command:
    hostname: "{{ hostname }}"
    username: "{{ admin username }}"
    password: "{{ admin password }}"
    command: ['version']

# Same as above, but returns parseable dictonary
- name: run ontap cli command
  na_ontap_command:
    hostname: "{{ hostname }}"
    username: "{{ admin username }}"
    password: "{{ admin password }}"
    command: ['node', 'show', '-fields', 'node,health,uptime,model']
    privilege: 'admin'
    return_dict: true

# Same as above, but with lines filtering
- name: run ontap cli command
  na_ontap_command:
    hostname: "{{ hostname }}"
    username: "{{ admin username }}"
    password: "{{ admin password }}"
    command: ['node', 'show', '-fields', 'node,health,uptime,model']
    exlude_lines: 'ode ' # Exclude lines with 'Node ' or 'node'
    privilege: 'admin'
    return_dict: true

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