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datadog_event - Posts events to DataDog service

New in version 1.3.

Synopsis

Options

parameter required default choices comments
aggregation_key
no
An arbitrary string to use for aggregation.
alert_type
no info
  • error
  • warning
  • info
  • success
Type of alert.
api_key
yes
Your DataDog API key.
app_key
(added in 2.2)
yes
Your DataDog app key.
date_happened
no now
POSIX timestamp of the event.
Default value is now.
priority
no normal
  • normal
  • low
The priority of the event.
tags
no
Comma separated list of tags to apply to the event.
text
yes
The body of the event.
title
yes
The event title.
validate_certs
(added in 1.5.1)
no yes
  • yes
  • no
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

# Post an event with low priority
- datadog_event:
    title: Testing from ansible
    text: Test
    priority: low
    api_key: 9775a026f1ca7d1c6c5af9d94d9595a4
    app_key: j4JyCYfefWHhgFgiZUqRm63AXHNZQyPGBfJtAzmN
# Post an event with several tags
- datadog_event:
    title: Testing from ansible
    text: Test
    api_key: 9775a026f1ca7d1c6c5af9d94d9595a4
    app_key: j4JyCYfefWHhgFgiZUqRm63AXHNZQyPGBfJtAzmN
    tags: 'aa,bb,#host:{{ inventory_hostname }}'

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Support

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