purestorage.flashblade.purefb_inventory – Collect information from Pure Storage FlashBlade

Note

This plugin is part of the purestorage.flashblade collection (version 1.6.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install purestorage.flashblade.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of purestorage.flashblade

Synopsis

  • Collect information from a Pure Storage FlashBlade running the Purity//FB operating system. By default, the module will collect basic information including hosts, host groups, protection groups and volume counts. Additional information can be collected based on the configured set of arguements.

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.
fb_url
string
FlashBlade management IP address or Hostname.

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: collect FlashBlade invenroty
  purefa_inventory:
    fa_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
- name: show default information
  debug:
    msg: "{{ array_info['purefb_info'] }}"

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
purefb_inventory
complex
always
Returns the inventory information for the FlashArray

Sample:
{'admins': {'pureuser': {'role': 'array_admin', 'type': 'local'}}, 'apps': {'offload': {'description': 'Snapshot offload to NFS or Amazon S3', 'status': 'healthy', 'version': '5.2.1'}}}


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