netapp.ontap.na_ontap_volume_clone – NetApp ONTAP manage volume clones.

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_volume_clone.

New in version 2.6: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Create NetApp ONTAP volume clones.

  • A FlexClone License is required to use this module

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.
gid
integer
added in 2.9.0 of netapp.ontap
The UNIX group ID for the clone volume.
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.
junction_path
string
added in 2.8.0 of netapp.ontap
Junction path of the volume.
key_filepath
string
added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap
path to SSL client key file.
name
string / required
The name of the volume clone being created.

aliases: volume
ontapi
integer
The ontap api version to use
parent_snapshot
string
Parent snapshot in which volume clone is created off.
parent_volume
string / required
The parent volume of the volume clone being created.
parent_vserver
string
Vserver of parent volume in which clone is created off.
password
string
Password for the specified user.

aliases: pass
qos_policy_group_name
string
The qos-policy-group-name which should be set for volume clone.
space_reserve
string
    Choices:
  • volume
  • none
The space_reserve setting which should be used for the volume clone.
split
boolean
added in 20.2.0 of netapp.ontap
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Split clone volume from parent volume.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
Whether volume clone should be created.
uid
integer
added in 2.9.0 of netapp.ontap
The UNIX user ID for the clone volume.
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.
volume_type
string
    Choices:
  • rw
  • dp
The volume-type setting which should be used for the volume clone.
vserver
string / required
Vserver in which the volume clone should be created.

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: create volume clone
  na_ontap_volume_clone:
    state: present
    username: "{{ netapp username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp password }}"
    hostname: "{{ netapp hostname }}"
    vserver: vs_hack
    parent_volume: normal_volume
    name: clone_volume_7
    space_reserve: none
    parent_snapshot: backup1
    junction_path: /clone_volume_7
    uid: 1
    gid: 1

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