community.general.cisco_spark – Send a message to a Cisco Webex Teams Room or Individual

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.cisco_spark.

Synopsis

  • Send a message to a Cisco Webex Teams Room or Individual with options to control the formatting.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
msg
string / required
The message you would like to send.

aliases: message
msg_type
string
    Choices:
  • text ←
  • markdown
Specifies how you would like the message formatted.

aliases: message_type
personal_token
string / required
Your personal access token required to validate the Webex Teams API.

aliases: token
recipient_id
string / required
The unique identifier associated with the supplied recipient_type.
recipient_type
string / required
    Choices:
  • roomId
  • toPersonEmail
  • toPersonId
The request parameter you would like to send the message to.
Messages can be sent to either a room or individual (by ID or E-Mail).

Notes

Note

Examples

# Note: The following examples assume a variable file has been imported
# that contains the appropriate information.

- name: Cisco Webex Teams - Markdown Message to a Room
  community.general.cisco_webex:
    recipient_type: roomId
    recipient_id: "{{ room_id }}"
    msg_type: markdown
    personal_token: "{{ token }}"
    msg: "**Cisco Webex Teams Ansible Module - Room Message in Markdown**"

- name: Cisco Webex Teams - Text Message to a Room
  community.general.cisco_webex:
    recipient_type: roomId
    recipient_id: "{{ room_id }}"
    msg_type: text
    personal_token: "{{ token }}"
    msg: "Cisco Webex Teams Ansible Module - Room Message in Text"

- name: Cisco Webex Teams - Text Message by an Individuals ID
  community.general.cisco_webex:
    recipient_type: toPersonId
    recipient_id: "{{ person_id}}"
    msg_type: text
    personal_token: "{{ token }}"
    msg: "Cisco Webex Teams Ansible Module - Text Message to Individual by ID"

- name: Cisco Webex Teams - Text Message by an Individuals E-Mail Address
  community.general.cisco_webex:
    recipient_type: toPersonEmail
    recipient_id: "{{ person_email }}"
    msg_type: text
    personal_token: "{{ token }}"
    msg: "Cisco Webex Teams Ansible Module - Text Message to Individual by E-Mail"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
message
string
always
The Response Message returned by the Webex Teams API.
Full Response Code explanations can be found at https://developer.webex.com/docs/api/basics.

Sample:
OK (585 bytes)
status_code
integer
always
The Response Code returned by the Webex Teams API.
Full Response Code explanations can be found at https://developer.webex.com/docs/api/basics.

Sample:
200


Authors

  • Drew Rusell (@drew-russell)