netapp_eseries.santricity.netapp_e_snapshot_group module – NetApp E-Series manage snapshot groups

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_snapshot_group.

New in version 2.2: of netapp_eseries.santricity

Synopsis

  • Create, update, delete snapshot groups for NetApp E-series storage arrays

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_password

string / required

The password to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.

api_url

string / required

The url to the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.

api_username

string / required

The username to authenticate with the SANtricity WebServices Proxy or embedded REST API.

base_volume_name

string / required

The name of the base volume or thin volume to use as the base for the new snapshot group.

If a snapshot group with an identical name already exists but with a different base volume an error will be returned.

delete_limit

integer

The automatic deletion indicator.

If non-zero, the oldest snapshot image will be automatically deleted when creating a new snapshot image to keep the total number of snapshot images limited to the number specified.

This value is overridden by the consistency group setting if this snapshot group is associated with a consistency group.

Default: 30

full_policy

string

The behavior on when the data repository becomes full.

This value is overridden by consistency group setting if this snapshot group is associated with a consistency group

Choices:

  • unknown

  • failbasewrites

  • purgepit ← (default)

name

string / required

The name to give the snapshot group

repo_pct

integer

The size of the repository in relation to the size of the base volume

Default: 20

rollback_priority

string

The importance of the rollback operation.

This value is overridden by consistency group setting if this snapshot group is associated with a consistency group

Choices:

  • highest

  • high

  • medium ← (default)

  • low

  • lowest

ssid

string

Storage system identifier

state

string / required

Whether to ensure the group is present or absent.

Choices:

  • present

  • absent

storage_pool_name

string / required

The name of the storage pool on which to allocate the repository volume.

validate_certs

boolean

Should https certificates be validated?

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

warning_threshold

integer

The repository utilization warning threshold, as a percentage of the repository volume capacity.

Default: 80

Examples

- name: Configure Snapshot group
  netapp_e_snapshot_group:
    ssid: "{{ ssid }}"
    api_url: "{{ netapp_api_url }}"
    api_username: "{{ netapp_api_username }}"
    api_password: "{{ netapp_api_password }}"
    validate_certs: "{{ netapp_api_validate_certs }}"
    base_volume_name: SSGroup_test
    name=: OOSS_Group
    repo_pct: 20
    warning_threshold: 85
    delete_limit: 30
    full_policy: purgepit
    storage_pool_name: Disk_Pool_1
    rollback_priority: medium

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: “json facts for newly created snapshot group.”

Authors

  • Kevin Hulquest (@hulquest)