community.general.catapult – Send a sms / mms using the catapult bandwidth api

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.catapult.

Synopsis

  • Allows notifications to be sent using sms / mms via the catapult bandwidth api.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_secret
string / required
Api Secret from Api account page.
api_token
string / required
Api Token from Api account page.
dest
string / required
The phone number or numbers the message should be sent to (must be in E.164 format, like +19195551212).
media
string
For MMS messages, a media url to the location of the media to be sent with the message.
msg
string / required
The contents of the text message (must be 2048 characters or less).
src
string / required
One of your catapult telephone numbers the message should come from (must be in E.164 format, like +19195551212).
user_id
string / required
User Id from Api account page.

Notes

Note

  • Will return changed even if the media url is wrong.

  • Will return changed if the destination number is invalid.

Examples

- name: Send a mms to multiple users
  community.general.catapult:
    src: "+15035555555"
    dest:
      - "+12525089000"
      - "+12018994225"
    media: "http://example.com/foobar.jpg"
    msg: "Task is complete"
    user_id: "{{ user_id }}"
    api_token: "{{ api_token }}"
    api_secret: "{{ api_secret }}"

- name: Send a sms to a single user
  community.general.catapult:
    src: "+15035555555"
    dest: "+12018994225"
    msg: "Consider yourself notified"
    user_id: "{{ user_id }}"
    api_token: "{{ api_token }}"
    api_secret: "{{ api_secret }}"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
changed
boolean
always
Whether the api accepted the message.

Sample:
True


Authors

  • Jonathan Mainguy (@Jmainguy)