netapp.ontap.na_ontap_unix_user – NetApp ONTAP UNIX users

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_unix_user.

New in version 2.8.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Create, delete or modify UNIX users local to 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.
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.
full_name
string
Specifies the full name of the UNIX user
Optional for create, modifiable.
group_id
integer
Specifies the primary group identification number for the UNIX user
Required for create, modifiable.
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.
id
integer
Specifies an identification number for the UNIX user.
Required for create, modifiable.
key_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client key file.
name
string / required
Specifies user's UNIX account name.
Non-modifiable.
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the specified user should exist or not.
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 / required
Specifies the Vserver for the UNIX user.
Non-modifiable.

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: Create UNIX User
  na_ontap_unix_user:
    state: present
    name: SampleUser
    vserver: ansibleVServer
    group_id: 1
    id: 2
    full_name: Test User
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"

- name: Delete UNIX User
  na_ontap_unix_user:
    state: absent
    name: SampleUser
    vserver: ansibleVServer
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"

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