community.mongodb.mongodb_info module – Gather information about MongoDB instance.

Note

This module is part of the community.mongodb collection (version 1.4.0).

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.mongodb.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.mongodb.mongodb_info.

New in version 1.0.0: of community.mongodb

Synopsis

  • Gather information about MongoDB instance.

Requirements

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

  • pymongo

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth_mechanism

string

Authentication type.

Choices:

  • SCRAM-SHA-256

  • SCRAM-SHA-1

  • MONGODB-X509

  • GSSAPI

  • PLAIN

connection_options

list / elements=raw

Additional connection options.

Supply as a list of dicts or strings containing key value pairs seperated with ‘=’.

filter

list / elements=string

Limit the collected information by comma separated string or YAML list.

Allowable values are general, databases, total_size, parameters, users, roles.

By default, collects all subsets.

You can use ‘!’ before value (for example, !users) to exclude it from the information.

If you pass including and excluding values to the filter, for example, filter=!general,users, the excluding values, !general in this case, will be ignored.

login_database

string

The database where login credentials are stored.

Default: “admin”

login_host

string

The host running MongoDB instance to login to.

Default: “localhost”

login_password

string

The password used to authenticate with.

Required when login_user is specified.

login_port

integer

The MongoDB server port to login to.

Default: 27017

login_user

string

The MongoDB user to login with.

Required when login_password is specified.

ssl

aliases: tls

boolean

Whether to use an SSL connection when connecting to the database.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

ssl_ca_certs

aliases: tlsCAFile

string

The ssl_ca_certs option takes a path to a CA file.

ssl_cert_reqs

aliases: tlsAllowInvalidCertificates

string

Specifies whether a certificate is required from the other side of the connection, and whether it will be validated if provided.

Choices:

  • CERT_NONE

  • CERT_OPTIONAL

  • CERT_REQUIRED ← (default)

ssl_certfile

aliases: tlsCertificateKeyFile

string

Present a client certificate using the ssl_certfile option.

ssl_crlfile

string

The ssl_crlfile option takes a path to a CRL file.

ssl_keyfile

string

Private key for the client certificate.

ssl_pem_passphrase

aliases: tlsCertificateKeyFilePassword

string

Passphrase to decrypt encrypted private keys.

strict_compatibility

boolean

Enforce strict requirements for pymongo and MongoDB software versions

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • Requires the pymongo Python package on the remote host, version 2.4.2+.

Examples

- name: Gather all supported information
  community.mongodb.mongodb_info:
    login_user: admin
    login_password: secret
  register: result

- name: Show gathered info
  debug:
    msg: '{{ result }}'

- name: Gather only information about databases and their total size
  community.mongodb.mongodb_info:
    login_user: admin
    login_password: secret
    filter: databases, total_size

- name: Gather all information except parameters
  community.mongodb.mongodb_info:
    login_user: admin
    login_password: secret
    filter: '!parameters'

Return Values

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

Key

Description

databases

dictionary

Database information.

Returned: always

Sample: {“admin”: {“empty”: false, “sizeOnDisk”: 245760}, “config”: {“empty”: false, “sizeOnDisk”: 110592}}

general

dictionary

General instance information.

Returned: always

Sample: {“allocator”: “tcmalloc”, “bits”: 64, “maxBsonObjectSize”: 16777216, “storageEngines”: [“biggie”], “version”: “4.2.3”}

parameters

dictionary

Server parameters information.

Returned: always

Sample: {“maxOplogTruncationPointsAfterStartup”: 100, “maxOplogTruncationPointsDuringStartup”: 100, “maxSessions”: 1000000}

roles

dictionary

Role information.

Returned: always

Sample: {“db”: {“restore”: {“inheritedRoles”: [], “isBuiltin”: true, “roles”: []}}}

total_size

integer

Total size of all databases in bytes.

Returned: always

Sample: 397312

users

dictionary

User information.

Returned: always

Sample: {“db”: {“new_user”: {”_id”: “config.new_user”, “mechanisms”: [“SCRAM-SHA-1”, “SCRAM-SHA-256”], “roles”: []}}}

Authors

  • Andrew Klychkov (@Andersson007)