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monit - Manage the state of a program monitored via Monit

Synopsis

  • Manage the state of a program monitored via Monit

Options

parameter required default choices comments
name
yes
The name of the monit program/process to manage
state
yes
  • present
  • started
  • stopped
  • restarted
  • monitored
  • unmonitored
  • reloaded
The state of service
timeout
(added in 2.1)
no 300
If there are pending actions for the service monitored by monit, then Ansible will check for up to this many seconds to verify the the requested action has been performed. Ansible will sleep for five seconds between each check.

Examples

# Manage the state of program "httpd" to be in "started" state.
- monit:
    name: httpd
    state: started

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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