Business Continuity Orchestration for IBM FlashSystem Hybrid Cloud with Red Hat Ansible V1R1

Blueprint

Published 10 March 2021

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ISBN-10: 073845950x
ISBN-13: 9780738459509
(22 pages)

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Abstract

This document is intended to facilitate the deployment of Red Hat Ansible for IBM® FlashSystem. The document showcases the automation and orchestration of storage provisioning and copy services, such as Global Mirror, Global Mirror with change volumes, and Metro Mirror for IBM FlashSystem® in hybrid cloud environments that use Red Hat Ansible. To complete the tasks it describes, you must understand IBM FlashSystem and Red Hat Ansible.

The information in this document is distributed on an “as is” basis without any warranty that is either expressed or implied. Support assistance for the use of this material is limited to situations where IBM FlashSystem storage devices are supported and entitled and where the issues are specific to a blueprint implementation.

With Ansible modules for IBM FlashSystem Storage, clients can easily exploit cutting-edge technology by automating tasks such as configuration management, storage provisioning , storage replication management, and workflow orchestration for complete storage management tasks .

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About this document
Executive summary
Scope
Prerequisites
Getting started: Automation using Ansible for IBM FlashSystem
Ansible Playbook: Sample configuration architecture
Configuring and installing Ansible and IBM Spectrum Virtualize modules
Creating an Ansible playbook for replication using Global Mirror and Metro Mirror
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