purestorage.flashblade.purefb_connect module – Manage replication connections between two FlashBlades

Note

This module is part of the purestorage.flashblade collection (version 1.10.0).

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_connect.

New in version 1.0.0: of purestorage.flashblade

Synopsis

  • Manage replication connections to specified remote FlashBlade system

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • purity_fb >= 1.9

  • netaddr

  • pytz

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_token

string

FlashBlade API token for admin privileged user.

default_limit

string

added in 1.9.0 of purestorage.flashblade

Default maximum bandwidth threshold for outbound traffic in bytes.

B, K, M, or G units. See examples.

Must be 0 or between 5MB and 28GB

Once exceeded, bandwidth throttling occurs

encrypted

boolean

Define if replication connection is encrypted

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

fb_url

string

FlashBlade management IP address or Hostname.

state

string

Create or delete replication connection

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

target_api

string

API token for target FlashBlade system

target_repl

list / elements=string

added in 1.9.0 of purestorage.flashblade

Replication IP address of target FlashBlade system

If not set at time of connection creation, will default to all the replication addresses available on the target array at the time of connection creation.

target_url

string / required

Management IP address of target FlashBlade system

window_end

string

added in 1.9.0 of purestorage.flashblade

The window end time.

The time must be set to the hour.

window_limit

string

added in 1.9.0 of purestorage.flashblade

Maximum bandwidth threshold for outbound traffic during the specified time range in bytes.

B, K, M, or G units. See examples.

Must be 0 or between 5MB and 28GB

Once exceeded, bandwidth throttling occurs

window_start

string

added in 1.9.0 of purestorage.flashblade

The window start time.

The time must be set to the hour.

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: Create a connection to remote FlashBlade system
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_connect:
    target_url: 10.10.10.20
    target_api: T-b3275b1c-8958-4190-9052-eb46b0bd09f8
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: T-91528421-fe42-47ee-bcb1-47eefb0a9220
- name: Create a connection to remote FlashBlade system with bandwidth limits
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_connect:
    target_url: 10.10.10.20
    target_api: T-b3275b1c-8958-4190-9052-eb46b0bd09f8
    window_limit: 28G
    window_start: 1AM
    window_end: 7AM
    default_limit: 5M
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: T-91528421-fe42-47ee-bcb1-47eefb0a9220
- name: Delete connection to target FlashBlade system
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_connect:
    state: absent
    target_url: 10.10.10.20
    target_api: T-b3275b1c-8958-4190-9052-eb46b0bd09f8
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: T-91528421-fe42-47ee-bcb1-47eefb0a9220

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)