Configuration Management & AutomationNetApp ONTAP and Element are community supported for Ansible and Puppet via our Slack channel. Get started with Ansible and Puppet on NetApp now.
NetApp is proud to be one of only six Red Hat Certified Supported Module Vendors. NetApp modules are included with Ansible, with version 2.7 having our most current release. ONTAP and Element are Community supported modules via our Slack channel. E-Series modules are provided as well at best effort. For instructions on how to get started using Ansible with NetApp see the five part series: Getting Started with NetApp and Ansible.
Puppet manifests provision storage enable Infrastructure as Code – resulting in consistent and repeatable configurations among multiple sites of your datacenter and are available for ONTAP and Element environments
Businesses want simple, automated ways to manage their complex data infrastructure. Ansible makes this easier with features like modules, roles and playbooks. This post discusses the two new Ansible roles that have been published for the ONTAP Select product to help...read more
DevOps – are you sick of hearing about it yet? Ask three different people what it is and you’ll get three different responses. The fact is, it’s HARD. There is no silver bullet to implementing DevOps, there is no one person who can do it, there is no one solution that...read more
With Red Hat Summit fast approaching let's take a look at a pair of roles today. In previous posts I have covered day-0 operations with the Cluster Config role, and day-1 operations with the Vserver Create role. Now I will cover the repeated task of creating new...read more
I discussed adding NetApp roles and making them available in this post. If you haven’t read that one, please take a moment to read it as it covers the installation and configuration settings to make these roles usable. Much like the Cluster Config role allowed for...read more
Ansible makes the management of NetApp systems easy. Sometimes, though, groups don’t have the time or inclination to create their own playbooks. Ansible has a solution that can ease this issue, it is called roles. An Ansible role is a collection of playbooks,...read more
There is a lot of buzz around DevOps these days often leading to confusion. I hear people asking, “What is DevOps?”, “How do I do DevOps?”, “What do I need for DevOps?”. Everyone needs to go faster these days. AWS puts out over 10,000 changes a DAY! A DevOps...read more