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nginx_status_facts – Retrieve nginx status facts

New in version 2.3.

Synopsis

  • Gathers facts from nginx from an URL having stub_status enabled.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
timeout
-
Default:
10
HTTP connection timeout in seconds.
url
- / required
URL of the nginx status.

Examples

# Gather status facts from nginx on localhost
- name: get current http stats
  nginx_status_facts:
    url: http://localhost/nginx_status

# Gather status facts from nginx on localhost with a custom timeout of 20 seconds
- name: get current http stats
  nginx_status_facts:
    url: http://localhost/nginx_status
    timeout: 20

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
nginx_status_facts.accepts
integer
success
The total number of accepted client connections.

Sample:
81769947
nginx_status_facts.active_connections
integer
success
Active connections.

Sample:
2340
nginx_status_facts.data
string
success
HTTP response as is.

Sample:
Active connections: 2340 server accepts handled requests 81769947 81769947 144332345 Reading: 0 Writing: 241 Waiting: 2092
nginx_status_facts.handled
integer
success
The total number of handled connections. Generally, the parameter value is the same as accepts unless some resource limits have been reached.

Sample:
81769947
nginx_status_facts.reading
integer
success
The current number of connections where nginx is reading the request header.

nginx_status_facts.requests
integer
success
The total number of client requests.

Sample:
144332345
nginx_status_facts.waiting
integer
success
The current number of idle client connections waiting for a request.

Sample:
2092
nginx_status_facts.writing
integer
success
The current number of connections where nginx is writing the response back to the client.

Sample:
241


Status

Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)

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