netapp.ontap.na_ontap_igroup_initiator module – NetApp ONTAP igroup initiator configuration

Note

This module is part of the netapp.ontap collection (version 21.19.1).

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.ontap.

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

New in version 2.8.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Add/Remove initiators from an igroup

Requirements

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

  • Ansible 2.9

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

Parameters

Parameter

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.

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.

force_remove

boolean

added in 20.1.0 of netapp.ontap

Forcibly remove the initiators even if there are existing LUNs mapped to the initiator group.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

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

Enable and disable https.

Ignored when using REST as only https is supported.

Ignored when using SSL certificate authentication as it requires SSL.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

initiator_group

string / required

Name of the initiator group to which the initiator belongs.

key_filepath

string

added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap

path to SSL client key file.

names

aliases: name

list / elements=string / required

List of initiators to manage.

ontapi

integer

The ontap api version to use

password

aliases: pass

string

Password for the specified user.

state

string

Whether the specified initiator should exist or not in an igroup.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

use_rest

string

Whether to use REST or ZAPI.

always – will always use the REST API if the module supports REST. A warning is issued if the module does not support REST. An error is issued if a module option is not supported in REST.

never – will always use ZAPI if the module supports ZAPI. An error may be issued if a REST option is not supported in ZAPI.

auto – will try to use the REST API if the module supports REST and modules options are supported. Reverts to ZAPI otherwise.

Default: “auto”

username

aliases: user

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.

validate_certs

boolean

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.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

vserver

string / required

The name of the vserver to use.

Notes

Note

  • The modules prefixed with na_ontap are built to support the ONTAP storage platform.

Examples

- name: Add initiators to an igroup
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_igroup_initiator:
    names: abc.test:def.com,def.test:efg.com
    initiator_group: test_group
    vserver: ansibleVServer
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"

- name: Remove an initiator from an igroup
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_igroup_initiator:
    state: absent
    names: abc.test:def.com
    initiator_group: test_group
    vserver: ansibleVServer
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"

Authors

  • NetApp Ansible Team (@carchi8py)