t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service_template module – Manage service templates in Icinga2

Note

This module is part of the t_systems_mms.icinga_director collection (version 1.31.0).

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_service_template.

New in version 1.0.0: of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

Synopsis

  • Add or remove a service template 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

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:

  • no ← (default)

  • yes

enable_active_checks

boolean

Whether to actively check this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_event_handler

boolean

Whether to enable event handlers this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_flapping

boolean

Whether flap detection is enabled on this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_notifications

boolean

Whether to send notifications for this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_passive_checks

boolean

Whether to accept passive check results for this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

enable_perfdata

boolean

Whether to process performance data provided by this object.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

event_command

string

Event command for service which gets called on every check execution if one of these conditions matches

The service is in a soft state

The service state changes into a hard state

The service state recovers from a soft or hard state to OK/Up

flapping_threshold_high

string

Flapping upper bound in percent for a service to be considered flapping

flapping_threshold_low

string

Flapping lower bound in percent for a service to be considered not flapping

force

boolean

If yes do not get a cached copy.

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

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: []

http_agent

string

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

Default: “ansible-httpget”

icon_image

string

An URL pointing to an icon for this object.

Try “tux.png” for icons relative to public/img/icons or “cloud” (no extension) for items from the Icinga icon font

icon_image_alt

string

Alternative text to be shown in case above icon is missing

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 1.8.0 of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

Additional notes for this object.

notes_url

string

added in 1.8.0 of t_systems_mms.icinga_director

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 template.

retry_interval

string

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

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 commmand for this service should be executed on the Icinga agent.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

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)

vars

dictionary

Custom properties of the service template.

Default: {}

volatile

boolean

Whether this check is volatile.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check mode.

Examples

- name: Create servicetemplate
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service_template:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    enable_flapping: true
    flapping_threshold_high: "30.0"
    flapping_threshold_low: "25.0"
    icon_image_alt: "alt text"
    icon_image: "http://url1"
    object_name: fooservicetemplate
    use_agent: false
    vars:
      procs_argument: consul
      procs_critical: '1:'
      procs_warning: '1:'

- name: Update servicetemplate
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service_template:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: fooservicetemplate
    notes: "example note"
    notes_url: "'http://url1' 'http://url2'"
    append: true

- name: Create servicetemplate with event command
  t_systems_mms.icinga_director.icinga_service_template:
    state: present
    url: "{{ icinga_url }}"
    url_username: "{{ icinga_user }}"
    url_password: "{{ icinga_pass }}"
    object_name: apache_check_servicetemplate
    use_agent: false
    event_command: restart_httpd
    notes: "example note"
    notes_url: "'http://url1' 'http://url2'"

Authors

  • Sebastian Gumprich (@rndmh3ro)