community.general.librato_annotation module – Create an annotation in librato

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.1.0).

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.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

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

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)