community.general.nginx_status_info – Retrieve information on nginx status.

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.nginx_status_info.

Synopsis

  • Gathers information from nginx from an URL having stub_status enabled.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
timeout
integer
Default:
10
HTTP connection timeout in seconds.
url
string / required
URL of the nginx status.

Examples

# Gather status info from nginx on localhost
- name: Get current http stats
  community.general.nginx_status_info:
    url: http://localhost/nginx_status
  register: result

# Gather status info from nginx on localhost with a custom timeout of 20 seconds
- name: Get current http stats
  community.general.nginx_status_info:
    url: http://localhost/nginx_status
    timeout: 20
  register: result

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
accepts
integer
success
The total number of accepted client connections.

Sample:
81769947
active_connections
integer
success
Active connections.

Sample:
2340
data
string
success
HTTP response as is.

Sample:
Active connections: 2340 server accepts handled requests 81769947 81769947 144332345 Reading: 0 Writing: 241 Waiting: 2092
handled
integer
success
The total number of handled connections. Generally, the parameter value is the same as accepts unless some resource limits have been reached.

Sample:
81769947
reading
integer
success
The current number of connections where nginx is reading the request header.

requests
integer
success
The total number of client requests.

Sample:
144332345
waiting
integer
success
The current number of idle client connections waiting for a request.

Sample:
2092
writing
integer
success
The current number of connections where nginx is writing the response back to the client.

Sample:
241


Authors

  • René Moser (@resmo)