community.general.splunk – Sends task result events to Splunk HTTP Event Collector
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
It is not included in
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:
This callback plugin will send task results as JSON formatted events to a Splunk HTTP collector.
The companion Splunk Monitoring & Diagnostics App is available here “https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/4023/”
Credit to “Ryan Currah (@ryancurrah)” for original source upon which this is based.
The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.
Whitelisting this callback plugin
Create a HTTP Event Collector in Splunk
Define the url and token in ansible.cfg
examples: > To enable, add this to your ansible.cfg file in the defaults block [defaults] callback_whitelist = community.general.splunk Set the environment variable export SPLUNK_URL=http://mysplunkinstance.datapaas.io:8088/services/collector/event export SPLUNK_AUTHTOKEN=f23blad6-5965-4537-bf69-5b5a545blabla88 Set the ansible.cfg variable in the callback_splunk block [callback_splunk] url = http://mysplunkinstance.datapaas.io:8088/services/collector/event authtoken = f23blad6-5965-4537-bf69-5b5a545blabla88