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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: [email protected]
    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.

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