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datadog_event - Posts events to DataDog service

New in version 1.3.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregation_key
An arbitrary string to use for aggregation.
alert_type
    Choices:
  • error
  • warning
  • info ←
  • success
Type of alert.
api_key
required
Your DataDog API key.
app_key
required

(added in 2.2)
Your DataDog app key.
date_happened Default:
now
POSIX timestamp of the event.
Default value is now.
host
(added in 2.4)
Default:
{{ ansible_hostname }}
Host name to associate with the event.
priority
    Choices:
  • normal ←
  • low
The priority of the event.
tags
Comma separated list of tags to apply to the event.
text
required
The body of the event.
title
required
The event title.
validate_certs
bool

(added in 1.5.1)
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
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.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Artūras arturaz Šlajus (@arturaz)
  • Naoya Nakazawa (@n0ts)

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