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sensu_handler - Manages Sensu handler configuration

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
command
The handler command to be executed.
The event data is passed to the process via STDIN.
NOTE: the command attribute is only required for Pipe handlers (i.e. handlers configured with "type": "pipe").
filter
The Sensu event filter (name) to use when filtering events for the handler.
filters
An array of Sensu event filters (names) to use when filtering events for the handler.
Each array item must be a string.
handle_flapping
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If events in the flapping state should be handled.
handle_silenced
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If events matching one or more silence entries should be handled.
handlers
An array of Sensu event handlers (names) to use for events using the handler set.
Each array item must be a string.
NOTE: the handlers attribute is only required for handler sets (i.e. handlers configured with "type": "set").
mutator
The Sensu event mutator (name) to use to mutate event data for the handler.
name
required
A unique name for the handler. The name cannot contain special characters or spaces.
pipe
The pipe definition scope, used to configure the Sensu transport pipe.
NOTE: the pipe attribute is only required for Transport handlers (i.e. handlers configured with "type": "transport").
severities
    Choices:
  • warning
  • critical
  • unknown
An array of check result severities the handler will handle.
NOTE: event resolution bypasses this filtering.
socket
The socket definition scope, used to configure the TCP/UDP handler socket.
NOTE: the socket attribute is only required for TCP/UDP handlers (i.e. handlers configured with "type": "tcp" or "type": "udp").
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the handler should be present or not
timeout Default:
10
The handler execution duration timeout in seconds (hard stop).
Only used by pipe and tcp handler types.
type
required
    Choices:
  • pipe
  • tcp
  • udp
  • transport
  • set
The handler type

Notes

Note

  • Check mode is supported

Examples

# Configure a handler that sends event data as STDIN (pipe)
- name: Configure IRC Sensu handler
  sensu_handler:
    name: "irc_handler"
    type: "pipe"
    command: "/usr/local/bin/notify-irc.sh"
    severities:
      - "ok"
      - "critical"
      - "warning"
      - "unknown"
    timeout: 15
  notify:
    - Restart sensu-client
    - Restart sensu-server

# Delete a handler
- name: Delete IRC Sensu handler
  sensu_handler:
    name: "irc_handler"
    state: "absent"

# Example of a TCP handler
- name: Configure TCP Sensu handler
  sensu_handler:
    name: "tcp_handler"
    type: "tcp"
    timeout: 30
    socket:
      host: "10.0.1.99"
      port: 4444
  register: handler
  notify:
    - Restart sensu-client
    - Restart sensu-server

- name: Secure Sensu handler configuration file
  file:
    path: "{{ handler['file'] }}"
    owner: "sensu"
    group: "sensu"
    mode: "0600"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
config
dict
success
Effective handler configuration, when state is present

Sample:
{'type': 'pipe', 'command': '/usr/local/bin/notify-irc.sh', 'name': 'irc'}
file
string
success
Path to the handler configuration file

Sample:
/etc/sensu/conf.d/handlers/irc.json
name
string
success
Name of the handler

Sample:
irc


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

  • David Moreau Simard (@dmsimard)

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