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manageiq_alerts - Configuration of alerts in ManageIQ

New in version 2.5.

Synopsis

  • The manageiq_alerts module supports adding, updating and deleting alerts in ManageIQ.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
description
The unique alert description in ManageIQ.
Required when state is "absent" or "present".
enabled
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enable or disable the alert. Required if state is "present".
expression
The alert expression for ManageIQ.
Can either be in the "Miq Expression" format or the "Hash Expression format".
Required if state is "present".
expression_type
    Choices:
  • hash ←
  • miq
Expression type.
manageiq_connection
required
ManageIQ connection configuration information.
username
ManageIQ username. MIQ_USERNAME env var if set. otherwise, required if no token is passed in.
verify_ssl Default:
"yes"
Whether SSL certificates should be verified for HTTPS requests. defaults to True.
url
required
ManageIQ environment url. MIQ_URL env var if set. otherwise, it is required to pass it.
ca_bundle_path
The path to a CA bundle file or directory with certificates. defaults to None.
password
ManageIQ password. MIQ_PASSWORD env var if set. otherwise, required if no token is passed in.
token
ManageIQ token. MIQ_TOKEN env var if set. otherwise, required if no username or password is passed in.
options
Additional alert options, such as notification type and frequency
resource_type
    Choices:
  • Vm
  • ContainerNode
  • MiqServer
  • Host
  • Storage
  • EmsCluster
  • ExtManagementSystem
  • MiddlewareServer
The entity type for the alert in ManageIQ. Required when state is "present".
state
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
absent - alert should not exist,
present - alert should exist,

Examples

- name: Add an alert with a "hash expression" to ManageIQ
  manageiq_alerts:
    state: present
    description: Test Alert 01
    options:
      notifications:
        email:
          to: ["[email protected]"]
          from: "[email protected]"
    resource_type: ContainerNode
    expression:
        eval_method: hostd_log_threshold
        mode: internal
        options: {}
    enabled: true
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      verify_ssl: False

- name: Add an alert with a "miq expression" to ManageIQ
  manageiq_alerts:
    state: present
    description: Test Alert 02
    options:
      notifications:
        email:
          to: ["[email protected]"]
          from: "[email protected]"
    resource_type: Vm
    expression_type: miq
    expression:
        and:
          - CONTAINS:
              tag: Vm.managed-environment
              value: prod
          - not:
            CONTAINS:
              tag: Vm.host.managed-environment
              value: prod
    enabled: true
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      verify_ssl: False

- name: Delete an alert from ManageIQ
  manageiq_alerts:
    state: absent
    description: Test Alert 01
    manageiq_connection:
      url: 'http://127.0.0.1:3000'
      username: 'admin'
      password: 'smartvm'
      verify_ssl: False

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.

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