sensu.sensu_go.event – Manage Sensu events

Note

This plugin is part of the sensu.sensu_go collection (version 1.12.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install sensu.sensu_go.

To use it in a playbook, specify: sensu.sensu_go.event.

New in version 1.0.0: of sensu.sensu_go

Synopsis

Requirements

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

  • python >= 2.7

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth
dictionary
Authentication parameters. Can define each of them with ENV as well.
api_key
string
added in 1.3.0 of sensu.sensu_go
The API key that should be used when authenticating. If this is not set, the value of the SENSU_API_KEY environment variable will be checked.
This replaces auth.user and auth.password parameters.
For more information about the API key, refer to the official Sensu documentation at https://docs.sensu.io/sensu-go/latest/guides/use-apikey-feature/.
ca_path
path
added in 1.5.0 of sensu.sensu_go
Path to the CA bundle that should be used to validate the backend certificate.
If this parameter is not set, module will use the CA bundle that python is using.
It is also possible to set this parameter via the SENSU_CA_PATH environment variable.
password
string
Default:
The Sensu user's password. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_PASSWORD environment variable will be checked.
This parameter is ignored if the auth.api_key parameter is set.
url
string
Default:
"http://localhost:8080"
Location of the Sensu backend API. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_URL environment variable will be checked.
user
string
Default:
"admin"
The username to use for connecting to the Sensu API. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_USER environment variable will be checked.
This parameter is ignored if the auth.api_key parameter is set.
verify
boolean
added in 1.5.0 of sensu.sensu_go
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Flag that controls the certificate validation.
If you are using self-signed certificates, you can set this parameter to false.
ONLY USE THIS PARAMETER IN DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS! In you use self-signed certificates in production, see the auth.ca_path parameter.
It is also possible to set this parameter via the SENSU_VERIFY environment variable.
check
string / required
Name of the check associated with this event. It must exist before event creation.
check_attributes
dictionary
duration
float
Command execution time in seconds.
executed
integer
Time that the check request was executed.
history
list / elements=dictionary
Check status history for the last 21 check executions.
issued
integer
Time that the check request was issued in seconds since the Unix epoch.
last_ok
integer
The last time that the check returned an OK status (0) in seconds since the Unix epoch.
output
string
The output from the execution of the check command.
state
string
    Choices:
  • passing
  • failing
  • flapping
The state of the check.
status
string
    Choices:
  • ok
  • warning
  • critical
  • unknown
Exit status code produced by the check.
total_state_change
integer
The total state change percentage for the check's history.
entity
string / required
Name of the entity associated with this event. It must exist before event creation.
metric_attributes
dictionary
handlers
list / elements=string
An array of Sensu handlers to use for events created by the check. Each array item must be a string.
points
list / elements=dictionary
Metric data points including a name, timestamp, value, and tags.
namespace
string
Default:
"default"
RBAC namespace to operate in. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_NAMESPACE environment variable will be used.
timestamp
integer
UNIX time at which the event occurred.

Notes

Note

See Also

See also

sensu.sensu_go.event_info

The official documentation on the sensu.sensu_go.event_info module.

Examples

- name: Create an event
  sensu.sensu_go.event:
    auth:
      url: http://localhost:8080
    entity: awesome_entity
    check: awesome_check
    check_attributes:
      duration: 1.945
      executed: 1522100915
      history:
        - executed: 1552505193
          status: 1
      issued: 1552506034
      last_ok: 1552506033
      output: '10'
      state: 'passing'
      status: 'ok'
      total_state_change: 0
    metric_attributes:
      handlers:
        - handler1
        - handler2
      points:
        - name: "sensu-go-sandbox.curl_timings.time_total"
          tags:
            - name: "response_time_in_ms"
              value: 101
          timestamp: 1552506033
          value: 0.005
        - name: "sensu-go-sandbox.curl_timings.time_namelookup"
          tags:
            - name: "namelookup_time_in_ms"
              value: 57
          timestamp: 1552506033
          value: 0.004

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
object
dictionary
success
Object representing Sensu event (deprecated).

Sample:
{'check': {'check_hooks': None, 'command': 'check-cpu.sh -w 75 -c 90', 'duration': 1.07055808, 'env_vars': None, 'executed': 1552594757, 'handlers': [], 'high_flap_threshold': 0, 'history': [{'executed': 1552594757, 'status': 0}], 'interval': 60, 'metadata': {'name': 'check-cpu', 'namespace': 'default'}, 'occurrences': 1, 'occurrences_watermark': 1, 'output': 'CPU OK - Usage:3.96', 'subscriptions': ['linux'], 'timeout': 0, 'total_state_change': 0, 'ttl': 0}, 'entity': {'deregister': False, 'deregistration': {}, 'entity_class': 'agent', 'last_seen': 1552594641, 'metadata': {'name': 'sensu-centos', 'namespace': 'default'}}, 'id': '3a5948f3-6ffd-4ea2-a41e-334f4a72ca2f', 'metadata': {'namespace': 'default'}, 'sequence': 1, 'timestamp': 1552594758}


Authors

  • Paul Arthur (@flowerysong)

  • Aljaz Kosir (@aljazkosir)

  • Manca Bizjak (@mancabizjak)

  • Tadej Borovsak (@tadeboro)