community.zabbix.zabbix_api_info module – Retrieve Zabbix API info

Note

This module is part of the community.zabbix collection (version 3.0.0).

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.zabbix. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.zabbix.zabbix_api_info.

New in community.zabbix 2.1.0

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to retrieve Zabbix api info.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.9

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

http_login_password

string

Basic Auth password

http_login_user

string

Basic Auth login

Examples

# If you want to use Username and Password to be authenticated by Zabbix Server
- name: Set credentials to access Zabbix Server API
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    ansible_user: Admin
    ansible_httpapi_pass: zabbix

# If you want to use API token to be authenticated by Zabbix Server
# https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/current/en/manual/web_interface/frontend_sections/administration/general#api-tokens
- name: Set API token
  ansible.builtin.set_fact:
    ansible_zabbix_auth_key: 8ec0d52432c15c91fcafe9888500cf9a607f44091ab554dbee860f6b44fac895

- name: Retrieve API information
  # set task level variables as we change ansible_connection plugin here
  vars:
    ansible_network_os: community.zabbix.zabbix
    ansible_connection: httpapi
    ansible_httpapi_port: 443
    ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: true
    ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: false
    ansible_zabbix_url_path: 'zabbixeu'  # If Zabbix WebUI runs on non-default (zabbix) path ,e.g. http://<FQDN>/zabbixeu
    ansible_host: zabbix-example-fqdn.org
  community.zabbix.zabbix_api_info:
  register: zbx_api_info

Return Values

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

Key

Description

api

dictionary

Summaries of Zabbix API info

Returned: success

version

string

API version

Returned: success

Sample: "6.0.18"

Authors

  • ONODERA Masaru(@masa-orca)