purestorage.flasharray.purefa_user – Create, modify or delete FlashArray local user account

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_user.

New in version 1.0.0: of purestorage.flasharray

Synopsis

  • Create, modify or delete local users on a Pure Stoage FlashArray.

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
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Define whether to create an API token for this user
Token can be exposed using the debug module
api_token
string
FlashArray API token for admin privileged user.
fa_url
string
FlashArray management IPv4 address or Hostname.
name
string / required
The name of the local user account
old_password
string
If changing an existing password, you must provide the old password for security
password
string
Password for the local user.
role
string
    Choices:
  • readonly
  • storage_admin
  • array_admin
Sets the local user's access level to the array
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Create, delete or update local user account

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 new user ansible with API token
  purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    password: apassword
    role: storage_admin
    api: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
  register: result

  debug:
    msg: "API Token: {{ result['user_info']['user_api'] }}"

- name: Change role type for existing user
  purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    role: array_admin
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Change password type for existing user (NOT IDEMPOTENT)
  purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    password: anewpassword
    old_password: apassword
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592

- name: Change API token for existing user
  purefa_user:
    name: ansible
    api: true
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
  register: result

  debug:
    msg: "API Token: {{ result['user_info']['user_api'] }}"

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