netapp_eseries.santricity.netapp_e_auth module – NetApp E-Series set or update the password for a storage array.

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.

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

New in netapp_eseries.santricity 2.2

Synopsis

  • Sets or updates the password for a storage array. When the password is updated on the storage array, it must be updated on the SANtricity Web Services proxy. Note, all storage arrays do not have a Monitor or RO role.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_password

string

The password used to authenticate against the API

This can optionally be set via an environment variable, API_PASSWORD

api_url

string

The full API url.

Example: http://ENDPOINT:8080/devmgr/v2

This can optionally be set via an environment variable, API_URL

api_username

string

The username used to authenticate against the API

This can optionally be set via an environment variable, API_USERNAME

current_password

string

The current admin password. This is not required if the password hasn’t been set before.

name

string

The name of the storage array. Note that if more than one storage array with this name is detected, the task will fail and you’ll have to use the ID instead.

new_password

string / required

The password you would like to set. Cannot be more than 30 characters.

set_admin

boolean

Boolean value on whether to update the admin password. If set to false then the RO account is updated.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

ssid

string

the identifier of the storage array in the Web Services Proxy.

validate_certs

boolean

Should https certificates be validated?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Examples

- name: Test module
  netapp_e_auth:
    name: trex
    current_password: OldPasswd
    new_password: NewPasswd
    set_admin: yes
    api_url: '{{ netapp_api_url }}'
    api_username: '{{ netapp_api_username }}'
    api_password: '{{ netapp_api_password }}'

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

Success message

Returned: success

Sample: "Password Updated Successfully"

Authors

  • Kevin Hulquest (@hulquest)