Documentation

rax_mon_notification - Create or delete a Rackspace Cloud Monitoring notification.

New in version 2.0.

Synopsis

  • Create or delete a Rackspace Cloud Monitoring notification that specifies a channel that can be used to communicate alarms, such as email, webhooks, or PagerDuty. Rackspace monitoring module flow | rax_mon_entity -> rax_mon_check -> rax_mon_notification -> rax_mon_notification_plan -> rax_mon_alarm

Options

parameter required default choices comments
api_key
no
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
(added in 1.5)
no https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
The URI of the authentication service.
credentials
no
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
details
yes
Dictionary of key-value pairs used to initialize the notification. Required keys and meanings vary with notification type. See http://docs.rackspace.com/cm/api/v1.0/cm-devguide/content/ service-notification-types-crud.html for details.
env
(added in 1.5)
no
identity_type
(added in 1.5)
no rackspace
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
label
yes
Defines a friendly name for this notification. String between 1 and 255 characters long.
notification_type
yes
  • webhook
  • email
  • pagerduty
A supported notification type.
region
no DFW
Region to create an instance in.
state
no
  • present
  • absent
Ensure that the notification with this label exists or does not exist.
tenant_id
(added in 1.5)
no
The tenant ID used for authentication.
tenant_name
(added in 1.5)
no
The tenant name used for authentication.
username
no
Rackspace username, overrides credentials.
verify_ssl
(added in 1.5)
no
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

Examples

- name: Monitoring notification example
  gather_facts: False
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
  - name: Email me when something goes wrong.
    rax_mon_entity:
      credentials: ~/.rax_pub
      label: omg
      type: email
      details:
        address: me@mailhost.com
    register: the_notification

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.
  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating
  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file
  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, ...)

Status

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

Support

This module is community maintained without core committer oversight.

For more information on what this means please read Module Support

For help in developing on modules, should you be so inclined, please read Community Information & Contributing, Helping Testing PRs and Developing Modules.