community.general.matrix – Send notifications to matrix

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

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

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

Synopsis

  • This module sends html formatted notifications to matrix rooms.

Requirements

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

  • matrix-client (Python library)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
hs_url
string / required
URL of the homeserver, where the CS-API is reachable
msg_html
string / required
HTML form of the message to send to matrix
msg_plain
string / required
Plain text form of the message to send to matrix, usually markdown
password
string
The password to log in with
room_id
string / required
ID of the room to send the notification to
token
string
Authentication token for the API call. If provided, user_id and password are not required
user_id
string
The user id of the user

Examples

- name: Send matrix notification with token
  community.general.matrix:
    msg_plain: "**hello world**"
    msg_html: "<b>hello world</b>"
    room_id: "!12345678:server.tld"
    hs_url: "https://matrix.org"
    token: "{{ matrix_auth_token }}"

- name: Send matrix notification with user_id and password
  community.general.matrix:
    msg_plain: "**hello world**"
    msg_html: "<b>hello world</b>"
    room_id: "!12345678:server.tld"
    hs_url: "https://matrix.org"
    user_id: "ansible_notification_bot"
    password: "{{ matrix_auth_password }}"

Authors

  • Jan Christian Grünhage (@jcgruenhage)