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mattermost - Send Mattermost notifications

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
required
Mattermost webhook api key. Log into your mattermost site, go to Menu -> Integration -> Incoming Webhook -> Add Incoming Webhook. This will give you full URL. api_key is the last part. http://mattermost.example.com/hooks/API_KEY
channel
Channel to send the message to. If absent, the message goes to the channel selected for the api_key.
icon_url Default:
https://www.ansible.com/favicon.ico
Url for the message sender's icon.
text
required
Text to send. Note that the module does not handle escaping characters.
url
required
Mattermost url (i.e. http://mattermost.yourcompany.com).
username Default:
Ansible
This is the sender of the message (Username Override need to be enabled by mattermost admin, see mattermost doc.
validate_certs
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Examples

- name: Send notification message via Mattermost
  mattermost:
    url: http://mattermost.example.com
    api_key: my_api_key
    text: '{{ inventory_hostname }} completed'

- name: Send notification message via Mattermost all options
  mattermost:
    url: http://mattermost.example.com
    api_key: my_api_key
    text: '{{ inventory_hostname }} completed'
    channel: notifications
    username: 'Ansible on {{ inventory_hostname }}'
    icon_url: http://www.example.com/some-image-file.png

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
payload
string
success
Mattermost payload

webhook_url
string
success
URL the webhook is sent to



Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Author

  • Benjamin Jolivot (@bjolivot)

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