netapp.ontap.na_ontap_snapshot_policy – NetApp ONTAP manage Snapshot Policy

Note

This plugin is part of the netapp.ontap collection (version 21.11.0).

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

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

New in version 2.8.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Create/Modify/Delete ONTAP snapshot policies

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 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.
comment
string
A human readable comment attached with the snapshot. The size of the comment can be at most 255 characters.
count
list / elements=integer
Retention count for the snapshots created by the schedule.
enabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Status of the snapshot policy indicating whether the policy will be enabled or disabled.
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.
key_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client key file.
name
string / required
Name of the snapshot policy to be managed. The maximum string length is 256 characters.
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
prefix
list / elements=string
added in 19.10.1 of netapp.ontap
Snapshot name prefix for the schedule.
Prefix name should be unique within the policy.
Cannot set a different prefix to a schedule that has already been assigned to a snapshot policy.
Prefix cannot be modifed after schedule has been added.
schedule
list / elements=string
Schedule to be added inside the policy.
snapmirror_label
list / elements=string
added in 2.9.0 of netapp.ontap
SnapMirror label assigned to each schedule inside the policy. Use an empty string ('') for no label.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
If you want to create, modify or delete a snapshot policy.
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 2.9.0 of netapp.ontap
The name of the vserver to use. In a multi-tenanted environment, assigning a Snapshot Policy to a vserver will restrict its use to that vserver.

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: Create Snapshot policy
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible2
    schedule: hourly
    prefix: hourly
    count: 150
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: Create Snapshot policy with multiple schedules
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible2
    schedule: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly', '5min']
    prefix: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly', '5min']
    count: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: Create Snapshot policy owned by a vserver
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible3
    vserver: ansible
    schedule: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly', '5min']
    prefix: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly', '5min']
    count: [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
    snapmirror_label: ['hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly', '']
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: Modify Snapshot policy with multiple schedules
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: present
    name: ansible2
    schedule: ['daily', 'weekly']
    count: [20, 30]
    snapmirror_label: ['daily', 'weekly']
    enabled: True
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    https: False

- name: Delete Snapshot policy
  na_ontap_snapshot_policy:
    state: absent
    name: ansible2
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    https: False

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