Configuration Management & AutomationONTAP 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.
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
In a previous post I showed how the ansible-vault can be used to keep passwords secure. What about those locations that only get access to Ansible Tower, and aren’t able to run ansible-vault? We are going to go through the steps to use the Tower credentials to...read more
Sites trying to move into a DevOps model often want to implement a Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD) process. This can be challenging without any frames of reference. For our Ansible development we use such a process and want to share that with...read more