t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service module – Manage services in Icinga2

Note

This module is part of the t_systems_mms.icinga_director collection (version 1.31.4).

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_service.

New in t_systems_mms.icinga_director 1.0.0

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

append

boolean

added in t_systems_mms.icinga_director 1.25.0

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:

  • false

  • true

check_command

string

Check command definition.

check_interval

string

Your regular check interval.

check_period

string

The name of a time period which determines when this object should be monitored. Not limited by default.

check_timeout

string

Check command timeout in seconds. Overrides the CheckCommand’s timeout attribute.

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.

disabled

boolean

Disabled objects will not be deployed.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

display_name

string

Alternative name for this service.

enable_active_checks

boolean

Whether to actively check this object.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

enable_event_handler

boolean

Whether to enable event handlers this object.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

enable_notifications

boolean

Whether to send notifications for this object.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

enable_passive_checks

boolean

Whether to accept passive check results for this object.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

enable_perfdata

boolean

Whether to process performance data provided by this object.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

force

boolean

If yes do not get a cached copy.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

force_basic_auth

boolean

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

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

groups

list / elements=string

Service groups that should be directly assigned to this service.

Servicegroups can be useful for various reasons.

They are helpful to provided service-type specific view in Icinga Web 2, either for custom dashboards or as an instrument to enforce restrictions.

Service groups can be directly assigned to single services or to service templates.

Default: []

host

string

Choose the host this single service should be assigned to.

This field will be required when `service_set` is not defined.

http_agent

string

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

Default: "ansible-httpget"

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.

Default: []

max_check_attempts

string

Defines after how many check attempts a new hard state is reached.

notes

string

added in t_systems_mms.icinga_director 1.8.0

Additional notes for this object.

notes_url

string

added in t_systems_mms.icinga_director 1.8.0

An URL pointing to additional notes for this object.

Separate multiple urls like this “’http://url1’ ‘http://url2’”.

Maximum length is 255 characters.

object_name

aliases: name

string / required

Name of the service.

retry_interval

string

Retry interval, will be applied after a state change unless the next hard state is reached.

service_set

string

added in t_systems_mms.icinga_director 1.29.0

Choose the service set name this single service should be assigned to.

This field will be required when `host` is not defined.

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_agent

boolean

Whether the check command for this service should be executed on the Icinga agent.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

use_gssapi

boolean

added in ansible-core 2.11

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:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

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:

  • false

  • true ← (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:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

vars

dictionary

Custom properties of the service.

Default: {}

volatile

boolean

Whether this check is volatile.

Choices:

  • false

  • true

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Create service
  tags: service
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: "foo service"
    display_name: "foo service"
    check_command: hostalive
    use_agent: false
    host: foohost
    vars:
      procs_argument: consul
      procs_critical: '1:'
      procs_warning: '1:'

- name: Update service
  tags: service
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: "foo service"
    display_name: "foo service"
    host: foohost
    notes: "example note"
    notes_url: "'http://url1' 'http://url2'"
    append: true

- name: Create serviceset service
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: "foo service serviceset"
    service_set: "foo_serviceset"

Authors

  • Sebastian Gumprich (@rndmh3ro)