netapp_eseries.santricity.netapp_e_drive_firmware module – NetApp E-Series manage drive firmware

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_drive_firmware.

New in version 2.9: of netapp_eseries.santricity

Synopsis

  • Ensure drive firmware version is activated on specified drive model.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_password

string / required

The password to authenticate with the SANtricity Web Services Proxy or Embedded Web Services API.

api_url

string / required

The url to the SANtricity Web Services Proxy or Embedded Web Services API. Example https://prod-1.wahoo.acme.com/devmgr/v2

api_username

string / required

The username to authenticate with the SANtricity Web Services Proxy or Embedded Web Services API.

firmware

list / elements=string / required

list of drive firmware file paths.

NetApp E-Series drives require special firmware which can be downloaded from https://mysupport.netapp.com/NOW/download/tools/diskfw_eseries/

ignore_inaccessible_drives

boolean

This flag will determine whether drive firmware upgrade should fail if any affected drives are inaccessible.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

ssid

string

The ID of the array to manage. This value must be unique for each array.

Default: 1

upgrade_drives_online

boolean

This flag will determine whether drive firmware can be upgrade while drives are accepting I/O.

When upgrade_drives_online==False stop all I/O before running task.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

validate_certs

boolean

Should https certificates be validated?

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

wait_for_completion

boolean

This flag will cause module to wait for any upgrade actions to complete.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

Notes

Note

  • The E-Series Ansible modules require either an instance of the Web Services Proxy (WSP), to be available to manage the storage-system, or an E-Series storage-system that supports the Embedded Web Services API.

  • Embedded Web Services is currently available on the E2800, E5700, EF570, and newer hardware models.

  • M(netapp_e_storage_system) may be utilized for configuring the systems managed by a WSP instance.

Examples

- name: Ensure correct firmware versions
  nac_santricity_drive_firmware:
    ssid: "1"
    api_url: "https://192.168.1.100:8443/devmgr/v2"
    api_username: "admin"
    api_password: "adminpass"
    validate_certs: true
    firmware: "path/to/drive_firmware"
    wait_for_completion: true
    ignore_inaccessible_drives: false

Return Values

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

Key

Description

msg

string

Whether any drive firmware was upgraded and whether it is in progress.

Returned: always

Sample: {“changed”: true, “upgrade_in_process”: true}

Authors

  • Nathan Swartz (@ndswartz)