Enable rest on 3PAR

setwsapi -http enable
setwsapi -https enable

Install Centos 7
Check python version

# python --version

Search for ansible

# yum search ansible

Install ansible

# yum install ansible

Update system

# yum update -y

Check ansible

# which ansible
# ansible --version
# yum install -y open-vm-tools

Install gcc and openssl development

yum install gcc openssl-devel

Install Virtual Environment

# sudo yum install epel-release
sudo yum -y install python-pip pip

sudo pip install virtualenv

yum install virtualenv

Create virtual enviroment

# virtualenv ~/ansible

Install WinRM (Windows Remote Management).

pip install pywinrm

$ cat /etc/ansible/hosts
# This is the default ansible 'hosts' file.
# It should live in /etc/ansible/hosts
# - Comments begin with the '#' character
# - Blank lines are ignored
# - Groups of hosts are delimited by [header] elements
# - You can enter hostnames or ip addresses
# - A hostname/ip can be a member of multiple groups

# Ex 1: Ungrouped hosts, specify before any group headers.


ansible hpe3par_sdk

pip install hpe3par_sdk

Install Ansible 3PAR Module and Playbooks


cd ~/ansible/
git clone https://github.com/HewlettPackard/hpe3par_ansible_module

Get full path of Modules

cd ~/ansible/hpe3par_ansible_module/Modules

Edit /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg

sudo vi /etc/ansible/ansible.cfg
host_key_checking = false
#library        = Modules
vi ~/ansible/hpe3par_ansible_module/playbooks/demo_playbook.yml
- name: Demo 3PAR Ansible playbook
    volume_name: 'demo_ansible_volume'
    size: 10
    size_unit: 'GiB'
    cpg: 'FC_r1'
    host_name: 'virt-esx01'
    autolun: False
    lunid: 110

    - name: Load Storage System Vars
      include_vars: 'properties/storage_system_properties.yml'
    - name: Create Volume "{{ volume_name }}"
        storage_system_ip="{{ storage_system_ip }}"
        storage_system_username="{{ storage_system_username }}"
        storage_system_password="{{ storage_system_password }}"
        volume_name="{{ volume_name }}"
        cpg="{{ cpg }}"
        size="{{ size }}"
        size_unit="{{ size_unit }}"

    - name: Create VLUN
        storage_system_ip="{{ storage_system_ip }}"
        storage_system_username="{{ storage_system_username }}"
        storage_system_password="{{ storage_system_password }}"
        volume_name="{{ volume_name }}"
        host_name="{{ host_name }}"
        lunid="{{ lunid }}"
        autolun="{{ autolun }}"

Run your new Ansible script by typing

cd ~/ansible/hpe3par_ansible_module/playbooks
ansible-playbook demo_playbook.yml

Install Modules

yum install python-netaddr
pip install pyvmomi
pip install python-hpilo


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