ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info module – This module can be used to retrieve information about one or more oVirt/RHV events

Note

This module is part of the ovirt.ovirt collection (version 2.3.1).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info.

New in ovirt.ovirt 1.0.0

Synopsis

  • Retrieve information about one or more oVirt/RHV events.

  • This module was called ovirt_event_facts before Ansible 2.9, returning ansible_facts. Note that the ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info module no longer returns ansible_facts!

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

  • ovirt-engine-sdk-python >= 4.4.0

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

auth

dictionary / required

Dictionary with values needed to create HTTP/HTTPS connection to oVirt:

ca_file

string

A PEM file containing the trusted CA certificates.

The certificate presented by the server will be verified using these CA certificates.

If ca_file parameter is not set, system wide CA certificate store is used.

Default value is set by OVIRT_CAFILE environment variable.

compress

boolean

Flag indicating if compression is used for connection.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

headers

dictionary

Dictionary of HTTP headers to be added to each API call.

hostname

string

A string containing the hostname of the server, usually something like `server.example.com`.

Default value is set by OVIRT_HOSTNAME environment variable.

Either url or hostname is required.

insecure

boolean

A boolean flag that indicates if the server TLS certificate and host name should be checked.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

kerberos

boolean

A boolean flag indicating if Kerberos authentication should be used instead of the default basic authentication.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

password

string

The password of the user.

Default value is set by OVIRT_PASSWORD environment variable.

timeout

integer

Number of seconds to wait for response.

token

string

Token to be used instead of login with username/password.

Default value is set by OVIRT_TOKEN environment variable.

url

string

A string containing the API URL of the server, usually something like `https://server.example.com/ovirt-engine/api`.

Default value is set by OVIRT_URL environment variable.

Either url or hostname is required.

username

string

The name of the user, something like admin@internal.

Default value is set by OVIRT_USERNAME environment variable.

case_sensitive

boolean

Indicates if the search performed using the search parameter should be performed taking case into account. The default value is true, which means that case is taken into account. If you want to search ignoring case set it to false.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

fetch_nested

boolean

If yes the module will fetch additional data from the API.

It will fetch only IDs of nested entity. It doesn’t fetch multiple levels of nested attributes. Only the attributes of the current entity. User can configure to fetch other attributes of the nested entities by specifying nested_attributes.

This parameter is deprecated and replaced by follow.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

follow

aliases: follows

list / elements=string

added in ovirt.ovirt 1.5.0

List of linked entities, which should be fetched along with the main entity.

This parameter replaces usage of fetch_nested and nested_attributes.

All follow parameters can be found at following url: https://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/event/links_summary

from_

integer

Indicates the event index after which events should be returned. The indexes of events are strictly increasing, so when this parameter is used only the events with greater indexes will be returned.

headers

string

Additional HTTP headers.

max

integer

Sets the maximum number of events to return. If not specified all the events are returned.

nested_attributes

list / elements=string

Specifies list of the attributes which should be fetched from the API.

This parameter apply only when fetch_nested is true.

This parameter is deprecated and replaced by follow.

query

string

Additional URL query parameters.

string

Search term which is accepted by the oVirt/RHV API.

For example to search for events of severity alert use the following pattern: severity=alert

wait

boolean

If True wait for the response.

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • In order to use this module you have to install oVirt Python SDK. To ensure it’s installed with correct version you can create the following task: pip: name=ovirt-engine-sdk-python version=4.4.0

Examples

# Examples don't contain the auth parameter for simplicity,
# look at the ovirt_auth module to see how to reuse authentication.

- name: Return all events
  ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info:
  register: result

- name: Return the last 10 events
  ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info:
    max: 10
  register: result

- name: Return all events of type alert
  ovirt.ovirt.ovirt_event_info:
    search: "severity=alert"
  register: result
- ansible.builtin.debug:
    msg: "{{ result.ovirt_events }}"

Return Values

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

Key

Description

ovirt_events

list / elements=string

List of dictionaries describing the events. Event attributes are mapped to dictionary keys. All event attributes can be found at the following url: http://ovirt.github.io/ovirt-engine-api-model/master/#types/event

Returned: On success.”

Authors

  • Chris Keller (@nasx)