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grafana_datasource - Manage Grafana datasources

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • Create/update/delete Grafana datasources via API.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
access
    Choices:
  • direct
  • proxy ←
The access mode for this datasource.
basic_auth_password
The datasource basic auth password, when basic auth is yes.
basic_auth_user
The datasource basic auth user.
Setting this option with basic_auth_password will enable basic auth.
database
Name of the database for the datasource.
This options is required when the ds_type is influxdb, elasticsearch (index name), mysql or postgres.
ds_type
required
    Choices:
  • elasticsearch
  • graphite
  • influxdb
  • mysql
  • opentsdb
  • postgres
  • prometheus
The type of the datasource.
es_version
    Choices:
  • 2
  • 5
  • 56
Elasticsearch version (for ds_type = elasticsearch only)
Version 56 is for elasticsearch 5.6+ where tou can specify the max_concurrent_shard_requests option.
grafana_api_key
The Grafana API key.
If set, grafana_user and grafana_password will be ignored.
grafana_password Default:
admin
The Grafana API password.
grafana_url
required
The Grafana URL.
grafana_user Default:
admin
The Grafana API user.
interval
    Choices:
  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Yearly
For elasticsearch ds_type, this is the index pattern used.
is_default
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Make this datasource the default one.
max_concurrent_shard_requests Default:
256
Starting with elasticsearch 5.6, you can specify the max concurrent shard per requests.
name
required
The name of the datasource.
org_id Default:
1
Grafana Organisation ID in which the datasource should be created.
Not used when grafana_api_key is set, because the grafana_api_key only belong to one organisation.
password
The datasource password
sslmode
    Choices:
  • disable
  • require
  • verify-ca
  • verify-full
SSL mode for postgres datasoure type.
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Status of the datasource
time_field Default:
timestamp
Name of the time field in elasticsearch ds.
For example @timestamp
time_interval
Minimum group by interval for influxdb or elasticsearch datasources.
for example >10s
tls_ca_cert
The TLS CA certificate for self signed certificates.
Only used when tls_client_cert and tls_client_key are set.
tls_client_cert
The client TLS certificate.
If tls_client_cert and tls_client_key are set, this will enable TLS authentication.
Starts with ----- BEGIN CERTIFICATE -----
tls_client_key
The client TLS private key
Starts with ----- BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY -----
tsdb_resolution
    Choices:
  • millisecond
  • second ←
The opentsdb time resolution.
tsdb_version
    Choices:
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
The opentsdb version.
Use 1 for <=2.1, 2 for ==2.2, 3 for ==2.3.
url
required
The URL of the datasource.
user
The datasource login user for influxdb datasources.
validate_certs
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Whether to validate the Grafana certificate.
with_credentials
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Whether credentials such as cookies or auth headers should be sent with cross-site requests.

Examples

---
- name: Create elasticsearch datasource
  grafana_datasource:
    name: my_elastic
    grafana_url: http://grafana.company.com
    type: elasticsearch
    url: https://elasticsearch.company.com:9200
    database: my-index_*
    basic_auth: yes
    basic_auth_user: grafana
    basic_auth_password: xxxxxxxx
    json_data: '{"esVersion":5, "timeField": "@timestamp"}'
    state: present

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
after
dict
changed
datasource updated by module

Sample:
{'access': 'proxy', 'basicAuth': False, 'database': 'test_*', 'id': 1035, 'isDefault': False, 'jsonData': {'esVersion': 5, 'timeField': '@timestamp', 'timeInterval': '10s'}, 'name': 'grafana_datasource_test', 'orgId': 1, 'type': 'elasticsearch', 'url': 'http://elastic.company.com:9200', 'user': '', 'password': '', 'withCredentials': False}
before
dict
changed
datasource returned by grafana api

Sample:
{'access': 'proxy', 'basicAuth': False, 'database': 'test_*', 'id': 1035, 'isDefault': False, 'jsonData': {'esVersion': 5, 'timeField': '@timestamp', 'timeInterval': '1m'}, 'name': 'grafana_datasource_test', 'orgId': 1, 'type': 'elasticsearch', 'url': 'http://elastic.company.com:9200', 'user': '', 'password': '', 'withCredentials': False}
id
int
success
Id of the datasource

Sample:
42
name
string
success
name of the datasource created.

Sample:
test-ds


Status

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

Author

  • Thierry Sallé (@tsalle)

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