community.general.monit module – Manage the state of a program monitored via Monit

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.monit.

Synopsis

  • Manage the state of a program monitored via Monit.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

name

string / required

The name of the monit program/process to manage.

state

string / required

The state of service.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "started"

  • "stopped"

  • "restarted"

  • "monitored"

  • "unmonitored"

  • "reloaded"

timeout

integer

If there are pending actions for the service monitored by monit, then Ansible will check for up to this many seconds to verify the requested action has been performed. Ansible will sleep for five seconds between each check.

Default: 300

Examples

- name: Manage the state of program httpd to be in started state
  community.general.monit:
    name: httpd
    state: started

Authors

  • Darryl Stoflet (@dstoflet)

  • Simon Kelly (@snopoke)