community.zabbix.zabbix_user module – Create/update/delete Zabbix users

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_user.

Synopsis

  • This module allows you to create, modify and delete Zabbix users.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.6

  • zabbix-api >= 0.5.4

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

after_login_url

string

URL of the page to redirect the user to after logging in.

autologin

boolean

Whether to enable auto-login.

If enable autologin, cannot enable autologout.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

autologout

string

User session life time in seconds. If set to 0, the session will never expire.

If enable autologout, cannot enable autologin.

http_login_password

string

Basic Auth password

http_login_user

string

Basic Auth login

lang

string

Language code of the user’s language.

default can be used with Zabbix version 5.2 or higher.

Choices:

  • "en_GB"

  • "en_US"

  • "zh_CN"

  • "cs_CZ"

  • "fr_FR"

  • "he_IL"

  • "it_IT"

  • "ko_KR"

  • "ja_JP"

  • "nb_NO"

  • "pl_PL"

  • "pt_BR"

  • "pt_PT"

  • "ru_RU"

  • "sk_SK"

  • "tr_TR"

  • "uk_UA"

  • "default"

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

Name of the user.

override_passwd

boolean

Override password for the user.

Password will not be updated on subsequent runs without setting this value to yes.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

passwd

string

User’s password.

Required unless all of the usrgrps are set to use LDAP as frontend access.

Always required for Zabbix versions lower than 4.0.

refresh

string

Automatic refresh period in seconds.

role_name

string

added in community.zabbix 1.2.0

User’s role.

role_name can be used when Zabbix version is 5.2 or higher.

Default is User role when creating a new user.

The default value will be removed at the version 2.0.0.

rows_per_page

string

Amount of object rows to show per page.

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.

state

string

State of the user.

On present, it will create if user does not exist or update the user if the associated data is different.

On absent will remove a user if it exists.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

surname

string

Surname of the user.

theme

string

User’s theme.

Choices:

  • "default"

  • "blue-theme"

  • "dark-theme"

timeout

integer

The timeout of API request (seconds).

Default: 10

timezone

string

added in community.zabbix 1.2.0

User’s time zone.

timezone can be used with Zabbix version 5.2 or higher.

For the full list of supported time zones please refer to https://www.php.net/manual/en/timezones.php

type

string

Type of the user.

type can be used when Zabbix version is 5.0 or lower.

Choices:

  • "Zabbix user"

  • "Zabbix admin"

  • "Zabbix super admin"

user_medias

list / elements=dictionary

Set the user’s media.

If not set, makes no changes to media.

active

boolean

Whether the media is enabled.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

mediatype

string

Media type name to set.

Default: "Email"

period

string

Time when the notifications can be sent as a time period or user macros separated by a semicolon.

Please review the documentation for more information on the supported time period.

https://www.zabbix.com/documentation/4.0/manual/appendix/time_period

Default: "1-7,00:00-24:00"

sendto

string / required

Address, user name or other identifier of the recipient.

severity

dictionary

Trigger severities to send notifications about.

Default: {"average": true, "disaster": true, "high": true, "information": true, "not_classified": true, "warning": true}

average

boolean

severity average enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

disaster

boolean

severity disaster enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

high

boolean

severity high enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

information

boolean

severity information enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

not_classified

boolean

severity not_classified enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

warning

boolean

severity warning enable/disable.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

username

aliases: alias

string / required

Name of the user alias in Zabbix.

username is the unique identifier used and cannot be updated using this module.

alias should be replaced with username

usrgrps

list / elements=string

User groups to add the user to.

Required when state=present.

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)

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: create a new zabbix user.
  community.zabbix.zabbix_user:
    server_url: "http://zabbix.example.com/zabbix/"
    login_user: Admin
    login_password: secret
    username: example
    name: user name
    surname: user surname
    usrgrps:
      - Guests
      - Disabled
    passwd: password
    lang: en_GB
    theme: blue-theme
    autologin: no
    autologout: '0'
    refresh: '30'
    rows_per_page: '200'
    after_login_url: ''
    user_medias:
      - mediatype: Email
        sendto: [email protected]
        period: 1-7,00:00-24:00
        severity:
          not_classified: no
          information: yes
          warning: yes
          average: yes
          high: yes
          disaster: yes
        active: no
    type: Zabbix super admin
    state: present

- name: delete existing zabbix user.
  community.zabbix.zabbix_user:
    server_url: "http://zabbix.example.com/zabbix/"
    login_user: admin
    login_password: secret
    username: example
    usrgrps:
      - Guests
    passwd: password
    user_medias:
      - sendto: [email protected]
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

user_ids

dictionary

User id created or changed

Returned: success

Sample: {"userids": ["5"]}

Authors

  • sky-joker (@sky-joker)