t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_command – Manage commands in Icinga2

Note

This plugin is part of the t_systems_mms.icinga_director collection (version 1.21.1).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install t_systems_mms.icinga_director.

To use it in a playbook, specify: t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_command.

New in version 1.0.0: of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

Synopsis

  • Add or remove a command to Icinga2 through the director API.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
arguments
dictionary
Arguments of the command.
Each argument can take either a string, a json or a dict
When using a dict as argument value, the following properties are supported. skip_key, repeat_key, required, order, description), set_if, value.
The value property can be either a string, a json or a dict. When used as a dict, you can define its type as Function and set its body property as an Icinga DSL piece of config.
client_cert
path
PEM formatted certificate chain file to be used for SSL client authentication.
This file can also include the key as well, and if the key is included, client_key is not required.
client_key
path
PEM formatted file that contains your private key to be used for SSL client authentication.
If client_cert contains both the certificate and key, this option is not required.
command
string
The command Icinga should run. Required when state is present.
Absolute paths are accepted as provided, relative paths are prefixed with "PluginDir + ", similar Constant prefixes are allowed.
Spaces will lead to separation of command path and standalone arguments.
Please note that this means that we do not support spaces in plugin names and paths right now.
command_type
string
    Choices:
  • PluginCheck ←
  • PluginNotification
  • PluginEvent
Plugin Check commands are what you need when running checks against your infrastructure.
Notification commands will be used when it comes to notify your users.
Event commands allow you to trigger specific actions when problems occur.
Some people use them for auto-healing mechanisms, like restarting services or rebooting systems at specific thresholds.
disabled
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Disabled objects will not be deployed.
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If yes do not get a cached copy.
Alias thirsty has been deprecated and will be removed in 2.13.

aliases: thirsty
force_basic_auth
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Credentials specified with url_username and url_password should be passed in HTTP Header.
http_agent
string
Default:
"ansible-httpget"
Header to identify as, generally appears in web server logs.
imports
list / elements=string
Importable templates, add as many as you want. Please note that order matters when importing properties from multiple templates - last one wins.
object_name
string / required
Name of the command.

aliases: name
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Apply feature state.
timeout
string
Optional command timeout. Allowed values are seconds or durations postfixed with a specific unit (for example 1m or also 3m 30s).
url
string / required
HTTP, HTTPS, or FTP URL in the form (http|https|ftp)://[user[:pass]]@host.domain[:port]/path
url_password
string
The password for use in HTTP basic authentication.
If the url_username parameter is not specified, the url_password parameter will not be used.
url_username
string
The username for use in HTTP basic authentication.
This parameter can be used without url_password for sites that allow empty passwords
use_gssapi
boolean
added in 2.11 of ansible.builtin
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Use GSSAPI to perform the authentication, typically this is for Kerberos or Kerberos through Negotiate authentication.
Requires the Python library gssapi to be installed.
Credentials for GSSAPI can be specified with url_username/url_password or with the GSSAPI env var KRB5CCNAME that specified a custom Kerberos credential cache.
NTLM authentication is not supported even if the GSSAPI mech for NTLM has been installed.
use_proxy
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.
This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
vars
dictionary
Custom properties of the command.
zone
string
Icinga cluster zone. Allows to manually override Directors decisions of where to deploy your config to.
You should consider not doing so unless you gained deep understanding of how an Icinga Cluster stack works.

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Create command
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_command:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    arguments:
      '--authpassphrase':
        value: $snmpv3_priv_key$
      '--authprotocol':
        value: $snmpv3_auth_protocol$
      '--critical':
        value: $centreon_critical$
      '--filter':
        value: $centreon_filter$
      '--hostname':
        value: $snmp_address$
      '--maxrepetitions':
        value: $centreon_maxrepetitions$
      '--mode':
        value: $centreon_mode$
      '--plugin':
        value: $centreon_plugin$
      '--privpassphrase':
        value: $snmpv3_auth_key$
      '--privprotocol':
        value: $snmpv3_priv_protocol$
      '--snmp-community':
        value: $snmp_community$
      '--snmp-timeout':
        value: $snmp_timeout$
      '--snmp-username':
        value: $snmpv3_user$
      '--snmp-version':
        value: $snmp_version$
      '--subsetleef':
        value: $centreon_subsetleef$
      '--verbose':
        set_if: $centreon_verbose$
      '--warning':
        value: $centreon_warning$
      '--dummy-arg':
        description: "dummy arg using Icinga DSL code"
        value:
          type: "Function"
          body: 'return macro("$dummy_var$")'
    command: "/opt/centreon-plugins/centreon_plugins.pl"
    command_type: "PluginCheck"
    disabled: false
    object_name: centreon-plugins
    imports:
      - centreon-plugins-template
    timeout: "1m"
    vars:
      centreon_maxrepetitions: 20
      centreon_subsetleef: 20
      centreon_verbose: false
      snmp_address: $address$
      snmp_timeout: 60
      snmp_version: '2'
      snmpv3_auth_key: authkey
      snmpv3_priv_key: privkey
      snmpv3_user: user

- name: Create command
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_command:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    command: "/opt/centreon-plugins/centreon_plugins_2.pl"
    object_name: centreon-plugins_2

- name: Create event command
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_command:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    command: "/opt/scripts/restart_httpd"
    object_name: "restart_httpd"
    arguments:
      '-s':
        value: $service.state$
      '-t':
        value: $service.state_type$
      '-a':
        set_if: $service.check_attempt$
        value: $restart_service$

Authors

  • Sebastian Gumprich (@rndmh3ro)