community.general.sensu_client – Manages Sensu client configuration

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

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

Synopsis

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
address
string
Default:
"Non-loopback IPv4 address as determined by Ruby Socket.ip_address_list (provided by Sensu)"
An address to help identify and reach the client. This is only informational, usually an IP address or hostname.
chef
string
The chef definition scope, used to configure the Sensu Enterprise Chef integration (Sensu Enterprise users only).
deregister
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If a deregistration event should be created upon Sensu client process stop.
deregistration
string
The deregistration definition scope, used to configure automated Sensu client de-registration.
ec2
string
The ec2 definition scope, used to configure the Sensu Enterprise AWS EC2 integration (Sensu Enterprise users only).
keepalive
string
The keepalive definition scope, used to configure Sensu client keepalives behavior (e.g. keepalive thresholds, etc).
keepalives
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If Sensu should monitor keepalives for this client.
name
string
Default:
"System hostname as determined by Ruby Socket.gethostname (provided by Sensu)"
A unique name for the client. The name cannot contain special characters or spaces.
puppet
string
The puppet definition scope, used to configure the Sensu Enterprise Puppet integration (Sensu Enterprise users only).
redact
string
Client definition attributes to redact (values) when logging and sending client keepalives.
registration
string
The registration definition scope, used to configure Sensu registration event handlers.
safe_mode
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If safe mode is enabled for the client. Safe mode requires local check definitions in order to accept a check request and execute the check.
servicenow
string
The servicenow definition scope, used to configure the Sensu Enterprise ServiceNow integration (Sensu Enterprise users only).
socket
string
The socket definition scope, used to configure the Sensu client socket.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the client should be present or not
subscriptions
string / required
An array of client subscriptions, a list of roles and/or responsibilities assigned to the system (e.g. webserver).
These subscriptions determine which monitoring checks are executed by the client, as check requests are sent to subscriptions.
The subscriptions array items must be strings.

Notes

Note

  • Check mode is supported

Examples

# Minimum possible configuration
- name: Configure Sensu client
  community.general.sensu_client:
    subscriptions:
      - default

# With customization
- name: Configure Sensu client
  community.general.sensu_client:
    name: "{{ ansible_fqdn }}"
    address: "{{ ansible_default_ipv4['address'] }}"
    subscriptions:
      - default
      - webserver
    redact:
      - password
    socket:
      bind: 127.0.0.1
      port: 3030
    keepalive:
      thresholds:
        warning: 180
        critical: 300
      handlers:
        - email
      custom:
        - broadcast: irc
      occurrences: 3
  register: client
  notify:
    - Restart sensu-client

- name: Secure Sensu client configuration file
  ansible.builtin.file:
    path: "{{ client['file'] }}"
    owner: "sensu"
    group: "sensu"
    mode: "0600"

- name: Delete the Sensu client configuration
  community.general.sensu_client:
    state: "absent"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
config
dictionary
success
Effective client configuration, when state is present

Sample:
{'name': 'client', 'subscriptions': ['default']}
file
string
success
Path to the client configuration file

Sample:
/etc/sensu/conf.d/client.json


Authors

  • David Moreau Simard (@dmsimard)