community.general.librato_annotation – create an annotation in librato

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.librato_annotation.

Synopsis

  • Create an annotation event on the given annotation stream :name. If the annotation stream does not exist, it will be created automatically

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string / required
Librato account api key
description
string
The description contains extra metadata about a particular annotation
The description should contain specifics on the individual annotation e.g. Deployed 9b562b2 shipped new feature foo!
end_time
integer
The unix timestamp indicating the time at which the event referenced by this annotation ended
For events that have a duration, this is a useful way to annotate the duration of the event
links
list / elements=dictionary
See examples
name
string
The annotation stream name
If the annotation stream does not exist, it will be created automatically
source
string
A string which describes the originating source of an annotation when that annotation is tracked across multiple members of a population
start_time
integer
The unix timestamp indicating the time at which the event referenced by this annotation started
title
string / required
The title of an annotation is a string and may contain spaces
The title should be a short, high-level summary of the annotation e.g. v45 Deployment
user
string / required
Librato account username

Examples

- name: Create a simple annotation event with a source
  community.general.librato_annotation:
    user: [email protected]
    api_key: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    title: App Config Change
    source: foo.bar
    description: This is a detailed description of the config change

- name: Create an annotation that includes a link
  community.general.librato_annotation:
    user: [email protected]
    api_key: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    name: code.deploy
    title: app code deploy
    description: this is a detailed description of a deployment
    links:
      - rel: example
        href: http://www.example.com/deploy

- name: Create an annotation with a start_time and end_time
  community.general.librato_annotation:
    user: [email protected]
    api_key: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    name: maintenance
    title: Maintenance window
    description: This is a detailed description of maintenance
    start_time: 1395940006
    end_time: 1395954406

Authors

  • Seth Edwards (@Sedward)