community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_monitoring_alerts module – Programmatically retrieve metrics as well as configure alert policies based on these metrics

Note

This module is part of the community.digitalocean collection (version 1.21.0).

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.digitalocean.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_monitoring_alerts.

New in version 1.10.0: of community.digitalocean

Synopsis

  • The DigitalOcean Monitoring API makes it possible to programmatically retrieve metrics as well as configure alert policies based on these metrics.

  • The Monitoring API can help you gain insight into how your apps are performing and consuming resources.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

alerts

dictionary

Alert object, required for state=present

Supports email["email1", "email2", ...] and slack[{"channel1", "url1"}, {"channel2", "url2"}, ...]

compare

string

Alert comparison, required for state=present

Choices:

  • GreaterThan

  • LessThan

description

string

Alert description, required for state=present

enabled

boolean

Enabled or not, required for state=present

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

entities

list / elements=string

Alert entities, required for state=present

oauth_token

aliases: API_TOKEN

string / required

DigitalOcean OAuth token; can be specified in DO_API_KEY, DO_API_TOKEN, or DO_OAUTH_TOKEN environment variables

state

string

The usual, present to create, absent to destroy

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

tags

list / elements=string

Alert tags, required for state=present

type

string

Alert type, required for state=present

See https://docs.digitalocean.com/reference/api/api-reference/#operation/create_alert_policy for valid types

Choices:

  • v1/insights/droplet/load_1

  • v1/insights/droplet/load_5

  • v1/insights/droplet/load_15

  • v1/insights/droplet/memory_utilization_percent

  • v1/insights/droplet/disk_utilization_percent

  • v1/insights/droplet/cpu

  • v1/insights/droplet/disk_read

  • v1/insights/droplet/disk_write

  • v1/insights/droplet/public_outbound_bandwidth

  • v1/insights/droplet/public_inbound_bandwidth

  • v1/insights/droplet/private_outbound_bandwidth

  • v1/insights/droplet/private_inbound_bandwidth

uuid

string

Alert uuid, required for state=absent

value

float

Alert threshold, required for state=present

window

string

Alert window, required for state=present

Choices:

  • 5m

  • 10m

  • 30m

  • 1h

Examples

- name: Create Droplet Monitoring alerts policy
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_monitoring_alerts:
    state: present
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    alerts:
      email: ["[email protected]"]
      slack: []
    compare: GreaterThan
    description: Droplet load1 alert
    enabled: true
    entities: ["{{ droplet_id }}"]
    tags: ["my_alert_tag"]
    type: v1/insights/droplet/load_1
    value: 3.14159
    window: 5m
  register: monitoring_alert_policy

- name: Delete Droplet Monitoring alerts policy
  community.digitalocean.digital_ocean_monitoring_alerts:
    state: absent
    oauth_token: "{{ lookup('ansible.builtin.env', 'DO_API_TOKEN') }}"
    uuid: "{{ monitoring_alert_policy.data.uuid }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

data

dictionary

A DigitalOcean Monitoring alerts policy

Returned: changed

Sample: {“alerts”: {“email”: [”mamercad@gmail.com”], “slack”: []}, “compare”: “GreaterThan”, “description”: “Droplet load1 alert”, “enabled”: true, “entities”: [“262383737”], “tags”: [“my_alert_tag”], “type”: “v1/insights/droplet/load_1”, “uuid”: “9f988f00-4690-443d-b638-ed5a99bbad3b”, “value”: 3.14159, “window”: “5m”}

Authors

  • Mark Mercado (@mamercad)