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

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection (version 4.2.0).

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.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

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • pyrax

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
api_key
string
Rackspace API key, overrides credentials.

aliases: password
auth_endpoint
string
The URI of the authentication service.
If not specified will be set to https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com/v2.0/
credentials
path
File to find the Rackspace credentials in. Ignored if api_key and username are provided.

aliases: creds_file
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
Default:
"rackspace"
Authentication mechanism to use, such as rackspace or keystone.
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
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Ensure that the notification plan with this label exists or does not exist.
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
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Whether or not to require SSL validation of API endpoints.

aliases: verify_ssl
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)