community.general.rax_mon_notification_plan module – Create or delete a Rackspace Cloud Monitoring notification plan.

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 6.3.0).

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. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

Synopsis

  • Create or delete a Rackspace Cloud Monitoring notification plan by associating existing rax_mon_notifications with severity levels. Rackspace monitoring module flow | rax_mon_entity -> rax_mon_check -> rax_mon_notification -> *rax_mon_notification_plan* -> rax_mon_alarm.

  • This module relies on the pyrax package which is deprecated in favour of using Openstack API.

  • Unless maintainers step up to work on the module, it will be marked as deprecated in community.general 7.0.0 and removed in version 9.0.0.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • pyrax

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

api_key

aliases: password

string

Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

auth_endpoint

string

The URI of the authentication service.

If not specified will be set to https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/

credentials

aliases: creds_file

path

File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

critical_state

list / elements=string

Notification list to use when the alarm state is CRITICAL. Must be an array of valid rax_mon_notification ids.

env

string

identity_type

string

Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.

Default: "rackspace"

label

string / required

Defines a friendly name for this notification plan. String between 1 and 255 characters long.

ok_state

list / elements=string

Notification list to use when the alarm state is OK. Must be an array of valid rax_mon_notification ids.

region

string

Region to create an instance in.

state

string

Ensure that the notification plan with this label exists or does not exist.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

tenant_id

string

The tenant ID used for authentication.

tenant_name

string

The tenant name used for authentication.

username

string

Rackspace username, overrides credentials.

validate_certs

aliases: verify_ssl

boolean

Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

warning_state

list / elements=string

Notification list to use when the alarm state is WARNING. Must be an array of valid rax_mon_notification ids.

Notes

Note

  • The following environment variables can be used, RAX_USERNAME, RAX_API_KEY, RAX_CREDS_FILE, RAX_CREDENTIALS, RAX_REGION.

  • RAX_CREDENTIALS and RAX_CREDS_FILE points to a credentials file appropriate for pyrax. See https://github.com/rackspace/pyrax/blob/master/docs/getting_started.md#authenticating

  • RAX_USERNAME and RAX_API_KEY obviate the use of a credentials file

  • RAX_REGION defines a Rackspace Public Cloud region (DFW, ORD, LON, …)

Examples

- name: Example notification plan
  gather_facts: false
  hosts: local
  connection: local
  tasks:
  - name: Establish who gets called when.
    community.general.rax_mon_notification_plan:
      credentials: ~/.rax_pub
      state: present
      label: defcon1
      critical_state:
      - "{{ everyone['notification']['id'] }}"
      warning_state:
      - "{{ opsfloor['notification']['id'] }}"
    register: defcon1

Authors

  • Ash Wilson (@smashwilson)