purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap module – Manage volume snapshots 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_snap.

New in purestorage.flasharray 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Create or delete volumes and volume snapshots on Pure Storage FlashArray.

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.

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.

ignore_repl

boolean

Only valid for Purity//FA 6.1 or higher

If set to true, allow destruction/eradication of snapshots in use by replication.

If set to false, allow destruction/eradication of snapshots not in use by replication

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

name

string / required

The name of the source volume.

offload

string

Only valid for Purity//FA 6.1 or higher

Name of offload target for the snapshot.

Target can be either another FlashArray or an Offload Target

This is only applicable for creation, deletion and eradication of snapshots

state of copy is not supported.

suffix is not supported for offload snapshots.

overwrite

boolean

Define whether to overwrite existing volume when creating from snapshot.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

state

string

Define whether the volume snapshot should exist or not.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "copy"

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "rename"

suffix

string

Suffix of snapshot name.

Not used during creation if offload is provided.

target

string

Name of target volume if creating from snapshot.

Name of new snapshot suffix if renaming a snapshot

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 snapshot foo.ansible
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: ansible
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: present

- name: Create R/W clone foo_clone from snapshot foo.snap
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: snap
    target: foo_clone
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: copy

- name: Create R/W clone foo_clone from remote mnapshot arrayB:foo.snap
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: arrayB:foo
    suffix: snap
    target: foo_clone
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: copy

- name: Overwrite existing volume foo_clone with snapshot foo.snap
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: snap
    target: foo_clone
    overwrite: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: copy

- name: Delete and eradicate snapshot named foo.snap
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: snap
    eradicate: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

- name: Rename snapshot foo.fred to foo.dave
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: fred
    target: dave
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: rename

- name: Create a remote volume snapshot on offload device arrayB
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    offload: arrayB
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Delete and eradicate a volume snapshot foo.1 on offload device arrayB
  purestorage.flasharray.purefa_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: 1
    offload: arrayB
    eradicate: true
    state: absent
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)