community.zabbix.zabbix_group_info – Gather information about Zabbix hostgroup

Note

This plugin is part of the community.zabbix collection (version 1.4.0).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.zabbix.zabbix_group_info.

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to search for Zabbix hostgroup entries.

  • This module was called zabbix_group_facts before Ansible 2.9. The usage did not change.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • zabbix-api >= 0.5.4

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
hostgroup_name
list / elements=string / required
Name of the hostgroup in Zabbix.
hostgroup is the unique identifier used and cannot be updated using this module.
http_login_password
string
Basic Auth password
http_login_user
string
Basic Auth login
login_password
string / required
Zabbix user password.
login_user
string / required
Zabbix user name.
server_url
string / required
URL of Zabbix server, with protocol (http or https). url is an alias for server_url.

aliases: url
timeout
integer
Default:
10
The timeout of API request (seconds).
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If set to False, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Notes

Note

  • If you use login_password=zabbix, the word “zabbix” is replaced by “****” in all module output, because login_password uses no_log. See this FAQ for more information.

Examples

- name: Get hostgroup info
  local_action:
    module: community.zabbix.zabbix_group_info
    server_url: http://monitor.example.com
    login_user: username
    login_password: password
    hostgroup_name:
      - ExampleHostgroup
    timeout: 10

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
host_groups
dictionary
success
List of Zabbix groups.

Sample:
[{'flags': '0', 'groupid': '33', 'internal': '0', 'name': 'Hostgruup A'}]


Authors

  • Michael Miko (@RedWhiteMiko)