netapp.ontap.na_ontap_vserver_peer module – NetApp ONTAP Vserver peering

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_vserver_peer.

New in version 2.7.0: of netapp.ontap

Synopsis

  • Create/Delete vserver peer

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

applications

list / elements=string

List of applications which can make use of the peering relationship.

FlexCache supported from ONTAP 9.5 onwards.

cert_filepath

string

added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap

path to SSL client cert file (.pem).

not supported with python 2.6.

dest_hostname

string

DEPRECATED - please use peer_options.

Destination hostname or IP address.

Required for creating the vserver peer relationship with a remote cluster.

dest_password

string

DEPRECATED - please use peer_options.

Destination password.

Optional if this is same as source password.

dest_username

string

DEPRECATED - please use peer_options.

Destination username.

Optional if this is same as source username.

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

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

key_filepath

string

added in 20.6.0 of netapp.ontap

path to SSL client key file.

local_name_for_peer

string

Specifies local name of the peer Vserver in the relationship.

Use this if you see “Error creating vserver peer … Vserver name conflicts with one of the following”.

local_name_for_source

string

Specifies local name of the source Vserver in the relationship.

Use this if you see “Error accepting vserver peer … System generated a name for the peer Vserver because of a naming conflict”.

ontapi

integer

The ontap api version to use

password

aliases: pass

string

Password for the specified user.

peer_cluster

string

Specifies name of the peer Cluster.

Required for creating the vserver peer relationship with a remote cluster

peer_options

dictionary

added in 21.8.0 of netapp.ontap

IP address and connection options for the peer system.

If any if these options is not specified, the corresponding source option is used.

cert_filepath

string

path to SSL client cert file (.pem).

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.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

key_filepath

string

path to SSL client key file.

ontapi

integer

The ontap api version to use

password

aliases: pass

string

Password for the specified user.

use_rest

string

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

aliases: user

string

Username when using basic authentication.

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

peer_vserver

string / required

Specifies name of the peer Vserver in the relationship.

state

string

Whether the specified vserver peer should exist or not.

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

Specifies name of the source Vserver in the relationship.

Notes

Note

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

Examples

- name: Source vserver peer create
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_vserver_peer:
    state: present
    peer_vserver: ansible2
    peer_cluster: ansibleCluster
    local_name_for_peer: peername
    local_name_for_source: sourcename
    vserver: ansible
    applications: ['snapmirror']
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    peer_options:
      hostname: "{{ netapp_dest_hostname }}"

- name: vserver peer delete
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_vserver_peer:
    state: absent
    peer_vserver: ansible2
    vserver: ansible
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"

- name: Source vserver peer create - different credentials
  netapp.ontap.na_ontap_vserver_peer:
    state: present
    peer_vserver: ansible2
    peer_cluster: ansibleCluster
    local_name_for_peer: peername
    local_name_for_source: sourcename
    vserver: ansible
    applications: ['snapmirror']
    hostname: "{{ netapp_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ netapp_username }}"
    password: "{{ netapp_password }}"
    peer_options:
      hostname: "{{ netapp_dest_hostname }}"
      cert_filepath: "{{ cert_filepath }}"
      key_filepath: "{{ key_filepath }}"

Authors

  • NetApp Ansible Team (@carchi8py)