community.general.slack – Sends play events to a Slack channel

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.slack.

Synopsis

  • This is an ansible callback plugin that sends status updates to a Slack channel during playbook execution.

  • Before 2.4 only environment variables were available for configuring this plugin

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.

  • whitelist in configuration

  • prettytable (python library)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
channel
string
Default:
"#ansible"
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
channel = #ansible

env:SLACK_CHANNEL
Slack room to post in.
username
string
Default:
"ansible"
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
username = ansible

env:SLACK_USERNAME
Username to post as.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
validate_certs = yes

env:SLACK_VALIDATE_CERTS
validate the SSL certificate of the Slack server. (For HTTPS URLs)
webhook_url
string / required
ini entries:

[callback_slack]
webhook_url = None

env:SLACK_WEBHOOK_URL
Slack Webhook URL