community.general.kibana_plugin – Manage Kibana plugins

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 2.2.0).

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

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

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to manage Kibana plugins.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Delete and re-install the plugin. Can be useful for plugins update.
name
string / required
Name of the plugin to install.
plugin_bin
path
Default:
"/opt/kibana/bin/kibana"
Location of the Kibana binary.
plugin_dir
path
Default:
"/opt/kibana/installedPlugins/"
Your configured plugin directory specified in Kibana.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Desired state of a plugin.
timeout
string
Default:
"1m"
Timeout setting: 30s, 1m, 1h etc.
url
string
Set exact URL to download the plugin from.
For local file, prefix its absolute path with file://
version
string
Version of the plugin to be installed.
If plugin exists with previous version, plugin will NOT be updated unless force is set to yes.

Examples

- name: Install Elasticsearch head plugin
  community.general.kibana_plugin:
    state: present
    name: elasticsearch/marvel

- name: Install specific version of a plugin
  community.general.kibana_plugin:
    state: present
    name: elasticsearch/marvel
    version: '2.3.3'

- name: Uninstall Elasticsearch head plugin
  community.general.kibana_plugin:
    state: absent
    name: elasticsearch/marvel

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
cmd
string
success
the launched command during plugin management (install / remove)

name
string
success
the plugin name to install or remove

state
string
success
the state for the managed plugin

stderr
string
success
the command stderr

stdout
string
success
the command stdout

timeout
string
success
the timeout for plugin download

url
string
success
the url from where the plugin is installed from



Authors

  • Thierno IB. BARRY (@barryib)