community.zabbix.zabbix_service module – Create/update/delete Zabbix service

Note

This module is part of the community.zabbix collection (version 1.8.0).

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.zabbix. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

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

Synopsis

  • Create/update/delete Zabbix service.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • zabbix-api >= 0.5.4

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

algorithm

string

Algorithm used to calculate the sla with < Zabbix 6.0

  • no, sla is not calculated

  • one_child, problem if at least one child has a problem

  • all_children, problem if all children have problems

Status calculation rule. Only applicable if child services exists with >= Zabbix 6.0

  • status_to_ok, set status to OK with

  • most_crit_if_all_children, most critical if all children have problems

  • most_crit_of_child_serv, most critical of child services with

Choices:

  • "no"

  • "one_child" ← (default)

  • "all_children"

  • "status_to_ok"

  • "most_crit_if_all_children"

  • "most_crit_of_child_serv"

calculate_sla

boolean

If yes, calculate the SLA value for this service, showsla in Zabbix API

With >= Zabbix 6.0 this field is removed from the API and is dropped silently by module.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

children

list / elements=string

Child services to be linked to the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

description

string

Description of the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

http_login_password

string

Basic Auth password

http_login_user

string

Basic Auth login

login_password

string / required

Zabbix user password.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_PASSWORD will be used.

login_user

string / required

Zabbix user name.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_USERNAME will be used.

name

string / required

Name of Zabbix service

parent

string

Name of Zabbix service parent

With >= Zabbix 6.0 this field is removed from the API and is dropped silently by module.

parents

list / elements=string

Parent services to be linked to the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

problem_tags

list / elements=dictionary

Problem tags to be created for the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

operator

string

Mapping condition operator.

equals

like

Choices:

  • "equals" ← (default)

  • "like"

tag

string / required

Problem tag name.

value

string

Problem tag value.

Default: ""

propagation_rule

string

Status propagation value. Must be set together with propagation_rule.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

as_is propagate service status as is - without any changes

increase increase the propagated status by a given propagation_value (by 1 to 5 severities)

decrease decrease the propagated status by a given propagation_value (by 1 to 5 severities)

ignore ignore this service - the status is not propagated to the parent service at all

fixed set fixed service status using a given propagation_value

Required with propagation_value

Default: "as_is"

propagation_value

string

Status propagation value. Must be set together with propagation_rule.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

Possible values when propagation_rule=as_is or ignore:

  • not_classified

Possible values when propagation_rule=increase or decrease:

  • information

  • warning

  • average

  • high

  • disaster

Possible values when propagation_rule=fixed:

  • ok

  • not_classified

  • information

  • warning

  • average

  • high

  • disaster

Required with propagation_rule

server_url

aliases: url

string / required

URL of Zabbix server, with protocol (http or https). url is an alias for server_url.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_SERVER will be used.

sla

float

Sla value (i.e 99.99), goodsla in Zabbix API

With >= Zabbix 6.0 this field is removed from the API and is dropped silently by module.

sortorder

string / required

Position of the service used for sorting.

state

string

State: present - create/update service; absent - delete service.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

status_rules

list / elements=dictionary

Status rules for the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

limit_status

string / required

Limit status.

ok OK

not_classified Not classified

information Information

warning Warning

average Average

high High

disaster Disaster

limit_value

integer / required

Limit value: N, N% or W

Possible values: 1-100000 for N and W, 1-100 for N%

new_status

string / required

New status value.

not_classified Not classified

information Information

warning Warning

average Average

high High

disaster Disaster

type

string / required

Condition for setting (New status) status.

at_least_n_child_services_have_status_or_above if at least (N) child services have (Status) status or above

at_least_npct_child_services_have_status_or_above if at least (N%) of child services have (Status) status or above

less_than_n_child_services_have_status_or_below if less than (N) child services have (Status) status or below

less_than_npct_child_services_have_status_or_below if less than (N%) of child services have (Status) status or below

weight_child_services_with_status_or_above_at_least_w if weight of child services with (Status) status or above is at least (W)

weight_child_services_with_status_or_above_at_least_npct if weight of child services with (Status) status or above is at least (N%)

weight_child_services_with_status_or_below_less_w if weight of child services with (Status) status or below is less than (W)

weight_child_services_with_status_or_below_less_npct if weight of child services with (Status) status or below is less than (N%)

tags

list / elements=dictionary

Service tags to be created for the service.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

tag

string / required

Service tag name.

value

string

Service tag value.

timeout

integer

The timeout of API request (seconds).

Default: 10

trigger_host

string

Name of host linked to the service.

With >= Zabbix 6.0 this field is removed from the API and is dropped silently by module.

trigger_name

string

Name of trigger linked to the service.

With >= Zabbix 6.0 this field is removed from the API and is dropped silently by module.

validate_certs

boolean

If set to False, SSL certificates will not be validated. This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

If not set the environment variable ZABBIX_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

weight

string

Service weight.

New field with >= Zabbix 6.0.

Default: "0"

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

---
# Creates a new Zabbix service with Zabbix < 6.0
- name: Manage services
  community.zabbix.zabbix_service:
    server_url: "http://zabbix.example.com/zabbix/"
    login_user: username
    login_password: password
    name: apache2 service
    sla: 99.99
    calculate_sla: yes
    algorithm: one_child
    trigger_name: apache2 service status
    trigger_host: webserver01
    state: present

# Creates a new Zabbix service with Zabbix >= 6.0
- name: Create Zabbix service monitoring Apache2 in DCs in Toronto area
  community.zabbix.zabbix_service:
    server_url: "zabbix.example.com/zabbix/"
    login_user: username
    login_password: password
    name: 'apache2 service Toronto'
    description: Apache2 services in Toronto area
    sortorder: 0
    propagation_rule: increase
    propagation_value: warning
    weight: 1
    state: present
    tags:
      - tag: zabbix_service
        value: apache2
      - tag: area
        value: Toronto
    problem_tags:
      - tag: service_name
        value: httpd
      - tag: area
        operator: like
        value: toronto
    status_rules:
      - type: at_least_n_child_services_have_status_or_above
        limit_value: 4242
        limit_status: ok
        new_status: average

- name: Create Zabbix service monitoring all Apache2 services
  community.zabbix.zabbix_service:
    server_url: "zabbix.example.com/zabbix/"
    login_user: username
    login_password: password
    name: apache2 service
    description: Apache2 services
    tags:
      - tag: zabbix_service
        value: apache2
      - tag: area
        value: global
    children:
      - 'apache2 service Toronto'

Authors

  • Emmanuel Riviere (@emriver)

  • Evgeny Yurchenko (@BGmot)