purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg module – Manage hostgroups on Pure Storage FlashArrays

Note

This module is part of the purestorage.flasharray collection (version 1.16.2).

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_hg.

New in purestorage.flasharray 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Create, delete or modifiy hostgroups on Pure Storage FlashArrays.

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.

fa_url

string

FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.

host

list / elements=string

List of existing hosts to add to hostgroup.

Note that hostnames are case-sensitive however FlashArray hostnames are unique and ignore case - you cannot have hosta and hostA

hostgroup

string / required

The name of the hostgroup.

lun

integer

LUN ID to assign to volume for hostgroup. Must be unique.

Only applicable when only one volume is specified for connection.

If not provided the ID will be automatically assigned.

Range for LUN ID is 1 to 4095.

rename

string

added in purestorage.flasharray 1.10.0

New name of hostgroup

state

string

Define whether the hostgroup should exist or not.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

volume

list / elements=string

List of existing volumes to add to hostgroup.

Note that volumes are case-sensitive however FlashArray volume names are unique and ignore case - you cannot have volumea and volumeA

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 empty hostgroup
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Add hosts and volumes to existing or new hostgroup
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    host:
      - host1
      - host2
    volume:
      - vol1
      - vol2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete hosts and volumes from hostgroup
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    host:
      - host1
      - host2
    volume:
      - vol1
      - vol2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

# This will disconnect all hosts and volumes in the hostgroup
- name: Delete hostgroup
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

- name: Rename hostgroup
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    rename: bar
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Create host group with hosts and volumes
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: bar
    host:
      - host1
      - host2
    volume:
      - vol1
      - vol2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

Authors

  • Pure Storage ansible Team (@sdodsley)