community.general.sumologic callback – Sends task result events to Sumologic


This callback plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 8.5.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general. You need further requirements to be able to use this callback plugin, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.sumologic.

Callback plugin

This plugin is a notification callback. It sends information for a playbook run to other applications, services, or systems. See Callback plugins for more information on callback plugins.


  • This callback plugin will send task results as JSON formatted events to a Sumologic HTTP collector source.


The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.

  • Whitelisting this callback plugin

  • Create a HTTP collector source in Sumologic and specify a custom timestamp format of yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss ZZZZ and a custom timestamp locator of "timestamp": "(.*)"






URL to the Sumologic HTTP collector source.


  • INI entry:

    url = VALUE
  • Environment variable: SUMOLOGIC_URL


examples: |
  To enable, add this to your ansible.cfg file in the defaults block
    callback_whitelist = community.general.sumologic

  Set the environment variable
    export SUMOLOGIC_URL=

  Set the ansible.cfg variable in the callback_sumologic block
    url =


  • Ryan Currah (@ryancurrah)


Configuration entries for each entry type have a low to high priority order. For example, a variable that is lower in the list will override a variable that is higher up.