netapp_eseries.santricity.na_santricity_discover module – NetApp E-Series discover E-Series storage systems

Note

This module is part of the netapp_eseries.santricity collection (version 1.3.1).

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\_eseries.santricity. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: netapp_eseries.santricity.na_santricity_discover.

Synopsis

  • Module searches a subnet range and returns any available E-Series storage systems.

Requirements

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

  • ipaddress

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

ports

list / elements=string

This option specifies which ports to be tested during the discovery process.

The first usable port will be used in the returned API url.

Default: [8443]

prefer_embedded

boolean

Give preference to Web Services Embedded when an option exists for both Web Services Proxy and Embedded.

Web Services Proxy will be utilized when available by default.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

proxy_password

string

Web Service Proxy user password

proxy_url

string

Web Services Proxy REST API URL. Example https://192.168.1.100:8443/devmgr/v2/

proxy_username

string

Web Service Proxy username

proxy_validate_certs

boolean

Whether to validate Web Service Proxy SSL certificate

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

subnet_mask

string / required

This is the IPv4 search range for discovering E-Series storage arrays.

IPv4 subnet mask specified in CIDR form. Example 192.168.1.0/24 would search the range 192.168.1.0 to 192.168.1.255.

Be sure to include all management paths in the search range.

Notes

Note

  • Only available for platforms E2800 or later (SANtricity Web Services Embedded REST API must be available).

  • All E-Series storage systems with SANtricity version 11.62 or later will be discovered.

  • Only E-Series storage systems without a set admin password running SANtricity versions prior to 11.62 will be discovered.

  • Use SANtricity Web Services Proxy to discover all systems regardless of SANricity version or password.

Examples

- name: Discover all E-Series storage systems on the network.
  na_santricity_discover:
    subnet_mask: 192.168.1.0/24

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key

Description

systems_found

dictionary

Success message

Returned: on success

Sample: "{\"012341234123\": { \"addresses\": [\"192.168.1.184\", \"192.168.1.185\"], \"api_urls\": [\"https://192.168.1.184:8443/devmgr/v2/\", \"https://192.168.1.185:8443/devmgr/v2/\"], \"label\": \"ExampleArray01\", \"proxy_ssid: \"\", \"proxy_required\": false}, \"012341234567\": { \"addresses\": [\"192.168.1.23\", \"192.168.1.24\"], \"api_urls\": [\"https://192.168.1.100:8443/devmgr/v2/\"], \"label\": \"ExampleArray02\", \"proxy_ssid\": \"array_ssid\", \"proxy_required\": true}}"

Authors

  • Nathan Swartz (@ndswartz)