community.zabbix.zabbix_user_role module – Adds or removes zabbix roles

Note

This module is part of the community.zabbix collection (version 1.9.1).

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_role.

Synopsis

  • This module adds or removes zabbix roles

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

http_login_password

string

Basic Auth password

http_login_user

string

Basic Auth login

login_password

string

Zabbix user password.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_PASSWORD will be used.

This option is deprecated with the move to httpapi connection and will be removed in the next release

login_user

string

Zabbix user name.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_USERNAME will be used.

This option is deprecated with the move to httpapi connection and will be removed in the next release

name

string / required

Name of the role to be processed

rules

dictionary

server_url

aliases: url

string

URL of Zabbix server, with protocol (http or https). url is an alias for server_url.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_SERVER will be used.

This option is deprecated with the move to httpapi connection and will be removed in the next release

state

string

State of the user_role.

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

On absent will remove a user_role if it exists.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

timeout

integer

The timeout of API request (seconds).

This option is deprecated with the move to httpapi connection and will be removed in the next release

The default value is 10

type

string

User type.

Choices:

  • "User" ← (default)

  • "Admin"

  • "Super Admin"

validate_certs

boolean

If set to False, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used.

This option is deprecated with the move to httpapi connection and will be removed in the next release

The default value is true

Choices:

  • false

  • true

Notes

Note

  • If you use login_password=zabbix, the word “zabbix” is replaced by “********” in all module output, because login_password uses no_log. See this FAQ for more information.

Examples

# Set following variables for Zabbix Server host in play or inventory
- name: Set connection specific variables
  set_fact:
    ansible_network_os: community.zabbix.zabbix
    ansible_connection: httpapi
    ansible_httpapi_port: 80
    ansible_httpapi_use_ssl: false
    ansible_httpapi_validate_certs: false
    ansible_zabbix_url_path: 'zabbixeu'  # If Zabbix WebUI runs on non-default (zabbix) path ,e.g. http://<FQDN>/zabbixeu

# If you want to use Username and Password to be authenticated by Zabbix Server
- name: Set credentials to access Zabbix Server API
  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
  set_fact:
    ansible_zabbix_auth_key: 8ec0d52432c15c91fcafe9888500cf9a607f44091ab554dbee860f6b44fac895

# Create user role Operators with ui elements monitoring.hosts
# disabled and monitoring.maps enabled

- name: Create Zabbix user role
  community.zabbix.zabbix_user_role:
    state: present
    name: Operators
    type: User
    rules:
      ui.default_access: 0
      ui:
        - name: "monitoring.hosts"
          status: 0
        - name: "monitoring.maps"
          status: 1

Return Values

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

Key

Description

changed

boolean

The consequence of the action

Returned: always

Sample: false

msg

string

The result of the action

Returned: always

Sample: "No action"

Authors

  • Martin van Es (@mrvanes)