t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_scheduled_downtime module – Manage downtimes in Icinga2

Note

This module is part of the t_systems_mms.icinga_director collection (version 1.29.0).

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 t_systems_mms.icinga_director.

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

New in version 1.25.0: of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

append

boolean

added in 1.25.0 of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

Do not overwrite the whole object but instead append the defined properties.

Note - Appending to existing vars, imports or any other list/dict is not possible. You have to overwrite the complete list/dict.

Note - Variables that are set by default will also be applied, even if not set.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

apply_to

string

Whether this dependency should affect hosts or services

Required if state is present.

Choices:

  • host

  • service

assign_filter

string

The filter where the downtime will take effect.

author

string

Name of the downtime author.

Required if state is present.

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.

comment

string

A descriptive comment for the downtime.

Required if state is present.

disabled

boolean

Disabled objects will not be deployed.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

duration

string

How long the downtime lasts. Only has an effect for flexible (non-fixed) downtimes. Time in seconds, supported suffixes include ms (milliseconds), s (seconds), m (minutes), h (hours) and d (days). To express “90 minutes” you might want to write 1h 30m

fixed

boolean

Whether this downtime is fixed or flexible. If unsure please check the related documentation https://icinga.com/docs/icinga2/latest/doc/08-advanced-topics/#downtimes

Required if state is present.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

force

aliases: thirsty

boolean

If yes do not get a cached copy.

Alias thirsty has been deprecated and will be removed in 2.13.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

force_basic_auth

boolean

Credentials specified with url_username and url_password should be passed in HTTP Header.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

http_agent

string

Header to identify as, generally appears in web server logs.

Default: “ansible-httpget”

object_name

aliases: name

string / required

Icinga object name for this downtime.

ranges

dictionary

The period which should be downtimed

state

string

Apply feature state.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

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

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.

Choices:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

use_proxy

boolean

If no, it will not use a proxy, even if one is defined in an environment variable on the target hosts.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

validate_certs

boolean

If no, SSL certificates will not be validated.

This should only be used on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

with_services

boolean

Whether you only downtime the hosts or add some services with it.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: create icinga_scheduled_downtime
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_scheduled_downtime:
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    disabled: false
    object_name: "foodowntime"
    state: present
    author: testuser
    comment: test
    fixed: true
    with_services: true
    apply_to: host
    assign_filter: 'host.name="foohost"'
    duration: 500
    ranges:
      "tuesday": "00:00-24:00"

- name: create icinga_scheduled_downtime2
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_scheduled_downtime:
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    disabled: false
    object_name: "foodowntime2"
    state: present
    author: testuser
    comment: test
    fixed: false
    with_services: false
    apply_to: host
    assign_filter: 'host.name="foohost"'
    duration: 500
    ranges:
      "tuesday": "00:00-24:00"

- name: update icinga_scheduled_downtime2
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_scheduled_downtime:
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: "foodowntime2"
    state: present
    duration: 1000
    append: true
    apply_to: host
    with_services: false

Authors

  • Daniel Uhlmann (@xFuture603)