community.general.rundeck_job_run module – Run a Rundeck job

Note

This module is part of the community.general collection (version 5.4.0).

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.rundeck_job_run.

New in version 3.8.0: of community.general

Synopsis

  • This module runs a Rundeck job specified by ID.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

abort_on_timeout

boolean

Send a job abort request if exceeded the wait_execution_timeout specified.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

api_token

string / required

Rundeck User API Token.

api_version

integer

Rundeck API version to be used.

API version must be at least 14.

Default: 39

client_cert

path

PEM formatted certificate chain file to be used for SSL client authentication.

This file can also include the key as well, and if the key is included, client_key is not required.

client_key

path

PEM formatted file that contains your private key to be used for SSL client authentication.

If client_cert contains both the certificate and key, this option is not required.

filter_nodes

string

force

boolean

If yes do not get a cached copy.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

force_basic_auth

boolean

Credentials specified with url_username and url_password should be passed in HTTP Header.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

http_agent

string

Header to identify as, generally appears in web server logs.

Default: “ansible-httpget”

job_id

string / required

The job unique ID.

job_options

dictionary

The job options for the steps.

Numeric values must be quoted.

loglevel

string

Log level configuration.

Choices:

  • debug

  • verbose

  • info ← (default)

  • warn

  • error

run_at_time

string

Schedule the job execution to run at specific date and time.

ISO-8601 date and time format like 2021-10-05T15:45:00-03:00.

url

string / required

Rundeck instance URL.

url_password

string

The password for use in HTTP basic authentication.

If the url_username parameter is not specified, the url_password parameter will not be used.

url_username

string

The username for use in HTTP basic authentication.

This parameter can be used without url_password for sites that allow empty passwords

use_gssapi

boolean

added in 2.11 of ansible.builtin

Use GSSAPI to perform the authentication, typically this is for Kerberos or Kerberos through Negotiate authentication.

Requires the Python library gssapi to be installed.

Credentials for GSSAPI can be specified with url_username/url_password or with the GSSAPI env var KRB5CCNAME that specified a custom Kerberos credential cache.

NTLM authentication is not supported even if the GSSAPI mech for NTLM has been installed.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

use_proxy

boolean

If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

wait_execution

boolean

Wait until the job finished the execution.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

wait_execution_delay

integer

Delay, in seconds, between job execution status check requests.

Default: 5

wait_execution_timeout

integer

Job execution wait timeout in seconds.

If the timeout is reached, the job will be aborted.

Keep in mind that there is a sleep based on wait_execution_delay after each job status check.

Default: 120

Examples

- name: Run a Rundeck job
  community.general.rundeck_job_run:
    url: "https://rundeck.example.org"
    api_version: 39
    api_token: "mytoken"
    job_id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
  register: rundeck_job_run

- name: Show execution info
  ansible.builtin.debug:
    var: rundeck_job_run.execution_info

- name: Run a Rundeck job with options
  community.general.rundeck_job_run:
    url: "https://rundeck.example.org"
    api_version: 39
    api_token: "mytoken"
    job_id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
    job_options:
        option_1: "value_1"
        option_2: "value_3"
        option_3: "value_3"
  register: rundeck_job_run

- name: Run a Rundeck job with timeout, delay between status check and abort on timeout
  community.general.rundeck_job_run:
    url: "https://rundeck.example.org"
    api_version: 39
    api_token: "mytoken"
    job_id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
    wait_execution_timeout: 30
    wait_execution_delay: 10
    abort_on_timeout: true
  register: rundeck_job_run

- name: Schedule a Rundeck job
  community.general.rundeck_job_run:
    url: "https://rundeck.example.org"
    api_version: 39
    api_token: "mytoken"
    job_id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
    run_at_time: "2021-10-05T15:45:00-03:00"
  register: rundeck_job_schedule

- name: Fire-and-forget a Rundeck job
  community.general.rundeck_job_run:
    url: "https://rundeck.example.org"
    api_version: 39
    api_token: "mytoken"
    job_id: "xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
    wait_execution: false
  register: rundeck_job_run

Return Values

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

Key

Description

execution_info

dictionary

Rundeck job execution metadata.

Returned: always

Sample: {“execution_info”: {“argstring”: “-exit_code 0”, “date-ended”: {“date”: “2021-10-05T15:50:26Z”, “unixtime”: 1633449026358}, “date-started”: {“date”: “2021-10-05T15:50:20Z”, “unixtime”: 1633449020784}, “description”: “sleep 5 \u0026\u0026 echo \u0027Test!\u0027 \u0026\u0026 exit ${option.exit_code}”, “executionType”: “user”, “href”: “https://rundeck.example.org/api/39/execution/1”, “id”: 1, “job”: {“averageDuration”: 4917, “description”: “”, “group”: “”, “href”: “https://rundeck.example.org/api/39/job/697af0c4-72d3-4c15-86a3-b5bfe3c6cb6a”, “id”: “697af0c4-72d3-4c15-86a3-b5bfe3c6cb6a”, “name”: “Test”, “options”: {“exit_code”: “0”}, “permalink”: “https://rundeck.example.org/project/myproject/job/show/697af0c4-72d3-4c15-86a3-b5bfe3c6cb6a”, “project”: “myproject”}, “output”: “Test!”, “permalink”: “https://rundeck.example.org/project/myproject/execution/show/1”, “project”: “myproject”, “serverUUID”: “5b9a1438-fa3a-457e-b254-8f3d70338068”, “status”: “succeeded”, “successfulNodes”: [“localhost”], “user”: “admin”}, “msg”: “Job execution succeeded!”}

Authors

  • Phillipe Smith (@phsmith)