community.general.statsd module – Send metrics to StatsD

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.statsd.

New in version 2.1.0: of community.general

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • statsd

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

delta

boolean

If the metric is of type gauge, change the value by delta.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

host

string

StatsD host (hostname or IP) to send metrics to.

Default: “localhost”

metric

string / required

The name of the metric.

metric_prefix

string

The prefix to add to the metric.

metric_type

string / required

The type of metric.

Choices:

  • counter

  • gauge

port

integer

The port on host which StatsD is listening on.

Default: 8125

protocol

string

The transport protocol to send metrics over.

Choices:

  • udp ← (default)

  • tcp

state

string

State of the check, only present makes sense.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

timeout

float

Sender timeout, only applicable if protocol is tcp.

Default: 1.0

value

integer / required

The value of the metric.

Examples

- name: Increment the metric my_counter by 1
  community.general.statsd:
    host: localhost
    port: 9125
    protocol: tcp
    metric: my_counter
    metric_type: counter
    value: 1

- name: Set the gauge my_gauge to 7
  community.general.statsd:
    host: localhost
    port: 9125
    protocol: tcp
    metric: my_gauge
    metric_type: gauge
    value: 7

Authors

  • Mark Mercado (@mamercad)