purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap module – Manage filesystem snapshots on Pure Storage FlashBlades

Note

This module is part of the purestorage.flashblade collection (version 1.16.0).

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

New in purestorage.flashblade 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Create or delete volumes and filesystem snapshots on Pure Storage FlashBlades.

  • Restoring a filesystem from a snapshot is only supported using the latest snapshot.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • purity_fb >= 1.9

  • netaddr

  • pytz

Parameters

Parameter

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api_token

string

FlashBlade API token for admin privileged user.

eradicate

boolean

Define whether to eradicate the snapshot on delete or leave in trash.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

fb_url

string

FlashBlade management IP address or Hostname.

name

string / required

The name of the source filesystem.

now

boolean

added in purestorage.flashblade 1.7.0

Whether to initiate a snapshot replication immeadiately

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

state

string

Define whether the filesystem snapshot should exist or not.

Choices:

  • "absent"

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "restore"

suffix

string

Suffix of snapshot name.

targets

list / elements=string

added in purestorage.flashblade 1.7.0

Name of target to replicate snapshot to.

This is only applicable when now is true

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 snapshot foo.ansible
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: ansible
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: present

- name: Create immeadiate snapshot foo.ansible to connected FB bar
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: ansible
    now: true
    targets:
    - bar
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: present

- name: Delete snapshot named foo.snap
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: snap
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

- name: Recover deleted snapshot foo.ansible
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: ansible
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: present

- name: Restore filesystem foo (uses latest snapshot)
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: restore

- name: Eradicate snapshot named foo.snap
  purestorage.flashblade.purefb_snap:
    name: foo
    suffix: snap
    eradicate: true
    fb_url: 10.10.10.2
    api_token: e31060a7-21fc-e277-6240-25983c6c4592
    state: absent

Authors

  • Pure Storage Ansible Team (@sdodsley)