purestorage.flasharray.purefa_offload – Create, modify and delete NFS, S3 or Azure offload targets

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_offload.

New in version 1.0.0: of purestorage.flasharray

Synopsis

  • Create, modify and delete NFS, S3 or Azure offload targets.

  • Only supported on Purity v5.2.0 or higher.

  • You must have a correctly configured offload network for offload to work.

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
access_key
string
Access Key ID of the offload target
account
string
Name of the Azure blob storage account
address
string
The IP or FQDN address of the NFS server
api_token
string
FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.
bucket
string
Name of the bucket for the S3 or GCP target
container
string
Default:
"offload"
Name of the blob container of the Azure target
fa_url
string
FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.
initialize
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Define whether to initialize the offload bucket
name
string / required
The name of the offload target
options
string
Default:
""
Additonal mount options for the NFS share
Supported mount options include port, rsize, wsize, nfsvers, and tcp or udp
placement
string
    Choices:
  • retention-based ←
  • aws-standard-class
AWS S3 placement strategy
protocol
string
    Choices:
  • nfs ←
  • s3
  • azure
  • gcp
Define which protocol the offload engine uses
secret
string
Secret Access Key for the offload target
share
string
NFS export on the NFS server
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Define state of offload

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 NFS offload target
  purefa_offload:
    name: nfs-offload
    protocol: nfs
    address: 10.21.200.4
    share: "/offload_target"
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Create S3 offload target
  purefa_offload:
    name: s3-offload
    protocol: s3
    access_key: "3794fb12c6204e19195f"
    bucket: offload-bucket
    secret: "wJalrXUtnFEMI/K7MDENG/bPxRfiCYEXAMPLEKEY"
    placement: aws-standard-class
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Create Azure offload target
  purefa_offload:
    name: azure-offload
    protocol: azure
    secret: "wJalrXUtnFEMI/K7MDENG/bPxRfiCYEXAMPLEKEY"
    container: offload-container
    account: user1
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete offload target
  purefa_offload:
    name: nfs-offload
    protocol: nfs
    state: absent
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

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