purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap module – Manage FlashArray File System Directory Snapshots

Note

This module is part of the purestorage.flasharray collection (version 1.14.0).

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 purestorage.flasharray. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap.

New in purestorage.flasharray 1.9.0

Synopsis

  • Create/Delete FlashArray File System directory snapshots

  • A full snapshot name is constructed in the form of DIR.CLIENT_NAME.SUFFIX where DIR is the managed directory name, CLIENT_NAME is the client name, and SUFFIX is the suffix.

  • The client visible snapshot name is CLIENT_NAME.SUFFIX.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.3

  • purestorage >= 1.19

  • py-pure-client >= 1.26.0

  • netaddr

  • requests

  • pycountry

  • packaging

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_token

string

FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.

client

string / required

The client name portion of the client visible snapshot name

eradicate

boolean

Define whether to eradicate the snapshot on delete or leave in trash

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

fa_url

string

FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.

filesystem

string / required

Name of the filesystem the directory links to.

keep_for

integer

Retention period, after which snapshots will be eradicated

Specify in seconds. Range 300 - 31536000 (5 minutes to 1 year)

Value of 0 will set no retention period.

If not specified on create will default to 0 (no retention period)

name

string / required

Name of the directory to snapshot

new_client

string

added in purestorage.flasharray 1.12.0

The new client name when performing a rename

new_suffix

string

added in purestorage.flasharray 1.12.0

The new suffix when performing a rename

rename

boolean

added in purestorage.flasharray 1.12.0

Whether to rename a directory snapshot

The snapshot client name and suffix can be changed

Required with new_client ans new_suffix

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

state

string

Define whether the directory snapshot should exist or not.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

suffix

string

Snapshot suffix to use

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the purestorage and py-pure-client Python libraries

  • Additional Python librarues may be required for specific modules.

  • You must set PUREFA_URL and PUREFA_API environment variables if fa_url and api_token arguments are not passed to the module directly

Examples

- name: Create a snapshot direcotry foo in filesysten bar for client test with suffix test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: test
    suffix: test
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Update retention time for a snapshot foo:bar.client.test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    keep_for: 300 # 5 minutes
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete snapshot foo:bar.client.test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    state: absent
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Recover deleted snapshot foo:bar.client.test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete and eradicate snapshot foo:bar.client.test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    state: absent
    eradicate: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Eradicate deleted snapshot foo:bar.client.test
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    eradicate: true
    state: absent
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Rename snapshot
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_dirsnap:
    name: foo
    filesystem: bar
    client: client
    suffix: test
    rename: true
    new_client: client2
    new_suffix: test2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)