community.zabbix.zabbix_user_directory module – Create/update/delete Zabbix user directories

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_user_directory.

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to create, modify and delete Zabbix user directories.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.9

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

base_dn

string

LDAP base distinguished name string.

required if idp_type is set to ldap.

bind_dn

string

LDAP bind distinguished name string. Can be empty for anonymous binding.

Default: ""

bind_password

string

LDAP bind password. Can be empty for anonymous binding.

description

string

User directory description.

Default: ""

encrypt_assertions

boolean

SAML encrypt assertions. Encrypts if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

encrypt_nameid

boolean

SAML encrypt name ID. Encrypts if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

group_basedn

string

LDAP groups path in LDAP tree to search for groups data.

Used to configure user membership check in openLDAP.

Required if group_membership is not set.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

group_filter

string

LDAP search filter to select groups when searching for specific user groups.

Used to configure user membership check in openLDAP.

Ignored when provisioning a user if group_membership is set.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

group_member

string

LDAP tree attribute name containing group name received with group_filter query.

Used to configure user membership check in openLDAP.

Ignored when provisioning a user if group_membership is set.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

group_membership

string

LDAP property containing groups of user. E.g. memberOf

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

group_name

string

LDAP/SAML attribute name to get group name for group mapping between Zabbix and IdP.

Used to configure user membership check in LDAP.

Ignored when provisioning a user if group_membership is set.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

host

string

LDAP server host name, IP or URI. URI should contain schema, host and port (optional).

required if idp_type is set to ldap.

http_login_password

string

Basic Auth password

http_login_user

string

Basic Auth login

idp_entityid

string

SAML URI that identifies the IdP in SAML messages.

required if idp_type is set to saml.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

idp_type

string

Type of IdP. Only one user directory of type SAML can exist.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • "ldap"

  • "saml"

name

string / required

Unique name of the user directory.

nameid_format

string

SAML SP name ID format.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

port

integer

LDAP server port.

required if idp_type is set to ldap.

provision_groups

list / elements=dictionary

Array of the IdP media type mappings objects.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

name

string / required

IdP group full name.

Supports the wildcard character “*”. Unique across all provisioning groups mappings.

role

string / required

User role name to assign to the user.

Note that if multiple provisioning groups mappings are matched, the role of the highest user type will be assigned to the user. If there are multiple roles with the same user type, the first role (sorted in alphabetical order) will be assigned to the user.

user_groups

list / elements=string / required

Array of Zabbix user group names.

Note that if multiple provisioning groups mappings are matched, Zabbix user groups of all matched mappings will be assigned to the user.

provision_media

list / elements=dictionary

Array of the IdP media type mappings objects.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

attribute

string / required

Attribute name. Used as the value for the sendto field.

If present in data received from IdP and the value is not empty, will trigger media creation for the provisioned user.

mediatype

string / required

Name of media type to be created.

name

string / required

Visible name in the list of media type mappings.

provision_status

boolean

User directory provisioning status.

if false Provisioning of users created by this user directory is disabled

if true Provisioning of users created by this user directory is enabled. Additionally, the authentication status of ldap_jit_status or saml_jit_status should be enabled.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

scim_status

boolean

Whether the SCIM provisioning for SAML is enabled or disabled.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

search_attribute

string

LDAP attribute name to identify user by username in Zabbix database.

required if idp_type is set to ldap.

search_filter

string

LDAP custom filter string when authenticating user in LDAP.

Supported search_filter placeholders

%{attr} search attribute name (uid, sAMAccountName);

%{user} username value.

Default: "(%{attr}=%{user})"

sign_assertions

boolean

SAML sign assertions. Signs if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

sign_authn_requests

boolean

SAML sign AuthN requests. Signs if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

sign_logout_requests

boolean

SAML sign logout requests. Signs if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

sign_logout_responses

boolean

SAML sign logout responses. Signs if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

sign_messages

boolean

SAML sign messages. Signs if true.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

slo_url

string

SAML IdP service endpoint URL to which Zabbix will send SAML logout requests.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

sp_entityid

string

SAML SP entity ID.

required if idp_type is set to saml.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

sso_url

string

SAML URL of the IdP”s SAML SSO service, to which Zabbix will send SAML authentication requests.

required if idp_type is set to saml.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

start_tls

integer

LDAP startTLS option. It cannot be used with ldaps:// protocol hosts.

Choices:

  • 0 ← (default)

  • 1

state

string

State of the user directory.

On present, it will create if user directory does not exist or update it if the associated data is different.

On absent will remove the user directory if it exists.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

user_lastname

string

LDAP/SAML attribute name to use for users.surname field when user is provisioned

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

user_ref_attr

string

LDAP user object attribute name. Will be set instead of the placeholder %{ref} in c(group_filter) string.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

user_username

string

LDAP/SAML attribute name to use for users.name field when user is provisioned

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

username_attribute

string

SAML username attribute to be used in comparison with Zabbix user.username value when authenticating.

required if idp_type is set to saml.

This parameter is available since Zabbix 6.4.

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: Create new user directory or update existing info (Zabbix <= 6.2)
  # 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_user_directory:
    state: present
    name: TestUserDirectory
    host: "test.com"
    port: 389
    base_dn: "ou=Users,dc=example,dc=org"
    search_attribute: "uid"
    bind_dn: "cn=ldap_search,dc=example,dc=org"
    description: "Test user directory"
    search_filter: "(%{attr}=test_user)"
    start_tls: 0

- name: Create new user directory with LDAP IDP or update existing info (Zabbix >= 6.4)
  # 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_user_directory:
    state: present
    name: TestUserDirectory
    idp_type: ldap
    host: "test.ca"
    port: 389
    base_dn: "ou=Users,dc=example,dc=org"
    search_attribute: "uid"
    provision_status: true
    group_name: cn
    group_basedn: ou=Group,dc=example,dc=org
    group_member: member
    user_ref_attr: uid
    group_filter: "(member=uid=%{ref},ou=Users,dc=example,dc=com)"
    user_username: first_name
    user_lastname: last_name
    provision_media:
      - name: Media1
        mediatype: Email
        attribute: email1
    provision_groups:
      - name: idpname1
        role: Guest role
        user_groups:
          - Guests

- name: Create new user directory with SAML IDP or update existing info (Zabbix >= 6.4)
  # 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_user_directory:
    state: present
    name: TestUserDirectory
    idp_type: saml
    idp_entityid: http://okta.com/xxxxx
    sp_entityid: zabbix
    sso_url: http://xxxx.okta.com/app/xxxxxx_123dhu8o3
    username_attribute: usrEmail
    provision_status: true
    group_name: cn
    user_username: first_name
    user_lastname: last_name
    provision_media:
      - name: Media1
        mediatype: Email
        attribute: email1
    provision_groups:
      - name: idpname1
        role: Guest role
        user_groups:
          - Guests

Authors

  • Evgeny Yurchenko (@BGmot)