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

Note

This plugin is part of the purestorage.flasharray collection (version 1.11.0).

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.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of purestorage.flasharray

Synopsis

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

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • purestorage >= 1.19

  • py-pure-client >= 1.6.0

  • netaddr

  • requests

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults 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 1.10.0 of purestorage.flasharray
New name of hostgroup
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Define whether the hostgroup should exist or not.
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
  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
  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
  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
  purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: foo
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

- name: Rename hostgroup
  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
  purefa_hg:
    hostgroup: bar
    host:
      - host1
      - host2
    volume:
      - vol1
      - vol2
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

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