purestorage.flashblade.purefb_banner – Configure Pure Storage FlashBlade GUI and SSH MOTD message

Note

This plugin is part of the purestorage.flashblade collection (version 1.9.0).

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.flashblade.

To use it in a playbook, specify: purestorage.flashblade.purefb_banner.

New in version 1.4.0: of purestorage.flashblade

Synopsis

  • Configure MOTD for Pure Storage FlashBlades.

  • This will be shown during an SSH or GUI login to the system.

  • Multiple line messages can be achieved using \n.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • purity_fb >= 1.9

  • netaddr

  • pytz

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_token
string
FlashBlade API token for admin privileged user.
banner
string
Default:
"Welcome to the machine..."
Banner text, or MOTD, to use
fb_url
string
FlashBlade management IP address or Hostname.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Set ot delete the MOTD

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the purity_fb Python library

  • You must set PUREFB_URL and PUREFB_API environment variables if fb_url and api_token arguments are not passed to the module directly

Examples

- name: Set new banner text
  purefb_banner:
    banner: "Banner over\ntwo lines"
    state: present
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: T-55a68eb5-c785-4720-a2ca-8b03903bf641

- name: Delete banner text
  purefb_banner:
    state: absent
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: T-55a68eb5-c785-4720-a2ca-8b03903bf641

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