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slack - Sends play events to a Slack channel

New in version 2.1.

Synopsis

  • This is an ansible callback plugin that sends status updates to a Slack channel during playbook execution.
  • Before 2.4 only environment variables were available for configuring this plugin

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local master node that executes this callback.

  • whitelist in configuration
  • prettytable (python library)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
channel Default:
#ansible
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
channel = #ansible

env:SLACK_CHANNEL
Slack room to post in.
username Default:
ansible
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
username = ansible

env:SLACK_USERNAME
Username to post as.
webhook_url
required
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
webhook_url = VALUE

env:SLACK_WEBHOOK_URL
Slack Webhook URL

Status

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

Maintenance

This callback is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • UNKNOWN

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