Configuration Management & Automation

ONTAP and Element are community supported modules via our Slack channel. E-Series modules are provided as a best effort. Get started using Ansible with NetApp now. See Getting Started with NetApp and Ansible.

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.

Can you keep a secret?

As I have mentioned in the past, the normal way of commutation for Ansible, SSH, is not possible with the NetApp systems.  We use http and https communications.  This however requires a username and password combination for each task run. Interactive playbooks can...

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Just the facts ma’am.

One of the things about Ansible that makes it so useful, is its ability to gather information about a system that can then be used in the tasks you run.  Because of how the NetApp modules work, this feature isn’t core to them. However, for ONTAP there is the...

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