community.general.github_webhook module – Manage GitHub webhooks

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.general.

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

Synopsis

  • Create and delete GitHub webhooks

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • PyGithub >= 1.3.5

Parameters

Parameter

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active

boolean

Whether or not the hook is active

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

content_type

string

The media type used to serialize the payloads

Choices:

  • form ← (default)

  • json

events

list / elements=string

A list of GitHub events the hook is triggered for. Events are listed at https://developer.github.com/v3/activity/events/types/. Required unless state is absent

github_url

string

Base URL of the GitHub API

Default: “https://api.github.com”

insecure_ssl

boolean

Flag to indicate that GitHub should skip SSL verification when calling the hook.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

password

string

Password to authenticate to GitHub with

repository

aliases: repo

string / required

Full name of the repository to configure a hook for

secret

string

The shared secret between GitHub and the payload URL.

state

string

Whether the hook should be present or absent

Choices:

  • absent

  • present ← (default)

token

string

Token to authenticate to GitHub with

url

string / required

URL to which payloads will be delivered

user

string / required

User to authenticate to GitHub as

Examples

- name: Create a new webhook that triggers on push (password auth)
  community.general.github_webhook:
    repository: ansible/ansible
    url: https://www.example.com/hooks/
    events:
      - push
    user: "{{ github_user }}"
    password: "{{ github_password }}"

- name: Create a new webhook in a github enterprise installation with multiple event triggers (token auth)
  community.general.github_webhook:
    repository: myorg/myrepo
    url: https://jenkins.example.com/ghprbhook/
    content_type: json
    secret: "{{ github_shared_secret }}"
    insecure_ssl: True
    events:
      - issue_comment
      - pull_request
    user: "{{ github_user }}"
    token: "{{ github_user_api_token }}"
    github_url: https://github.example.com

- name: Delete a webhook (password auth)
  community.general.github_webhook:
    repository: ansible/ansible
    url: https://www.example.com/hooks/
    state: absent
    user: "{{ github_user }}"
    password: "{{ github_password }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

hook_id

integer

The GitHub ID of the hook created/updated

Returned: when state is ‘present’

Sample: 6206

Authors

  • Chris St. Pierre (@stpierre)