community.general.jenkins_job_info module – Get information about Jenkins jobs

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 4.8.1).

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.jenkins_job_info.

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to query information about which Jenkins jobs which already exists.

  • This module was called jenkins_job_info before Ansible 2.9. The usage did not change.

Requirements

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

  • python-jenkins >= 0.4.12

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

color

string

Only fetch jobs with the given status color.

glob

string

A shell glob of Jenkins job names to fetch information about.

name

string

Exact name of the Jenkins job to fetch information about.

password

string

Password to authenticate with the Jenkins server.

This is mutually exclusive with token.

token

string

API token used to authenticate with the Jenkins server.

This is mutually exclusive with password.

url

string

URL where the Jenkins server is accessible.

Default: “http://localhost:8080”

user

string

User to authenticate with the Jenkins server.

validate_certs

boolean

If set to False, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only set to False used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Examples

# Get all Jenkins jobs anonymously
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    user: admin
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get all Jenkins jobs using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get all Jenkins jobs using the token
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    user: admin
    token: abcdefghijklmnop
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get info about a single job using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    name: some-job-name
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get info about a single job in a folder using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    name: some-folder-name/some-job-name
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get info about jobs matching a shell glob using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    glob: some-job-*
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get info about all failing jobs using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    color: red
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

# Get info about passing jobs matching a shell glob using basic auth
- community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    name: some-job-*
    color: blue
    user: admin
    password: hunter2
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

- name: Get the info from custom URL with token and validate_certs=False
  community.general.jenkins_job_info:
    user: admin
    token: 126df5c60d66c66e3b75b11104a16a8a
    url: https://jenkins.example.com
    validate_certs: False
  register: my_jenkins_job_info

Return Values

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

Key

Description

jobs

list / elements=string

All jobs found matching the specified criteria

Returned: success

Sample: [{“color”: “blue”, “fullname”: “test-folder/test-job”, “name”: “test-job”, “url”: “http://localhost:8080/job/test-job/”}]

Authors

  • Chris St. Pierre (@stpierre)