bigip_profile_analytics – Manage HTTP analytics profiles on a BIG-IP

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • Manage HTTP analytics profiles on a BIG-IP.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
collect_geo
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of the names of the countries from where the traffic was sent.
collect_ip
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of client IPs statistics.
collect_max_tps_and_throughput
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of maximum TPS and throughput for all collected entities.
collect_page_load_time
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of the page load time statistics.
collect_url
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of requested URL statistics.
collect_user_agent
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of user agents.
collect_user_sessions
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the collection of the unique user sessions.
collected_stats_external_logging
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the external logging of the collected statistics.
collected_stats_internal_logging
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables the internal logging of the collected statistics.
description
string
Description of the profile.
external_logging_publisher
string
Specifies the external logging publisher used to send statistical data to one or more destinations.
name
string / required
Specifies the name of the profile.
notification_by_email
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables sending the analytics alerts by email.
notification_by_syslog
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes
Enables or disables logging of the analytics alerts into the Syslog.
notification_email_addresses
list
Specifies which email addresses receive alerts by email when notification_by_email is enabled.
parent
string
Specifies the profile from which this profile inherits settings.
When creating a new profile, if this parameter is not specified, the default is the system-supplied analytics profile.
partition
string
Default:
"Common"
Device partition to manage resources on.
password
string / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
provider
dictionary
added in 2.5
A dict object containing connection details.
password
string / required
The password for the user account used to connect to the BIG-IP.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_PASSWORD.

aliases: pass, pwd
server
string / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
integer
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH keyfile to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This argument is only used for cli transports.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE.
timeout
integer
Default:
10
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
transport
string
    Choices:
  • cli
  • rest ←
Configures the transport connection to use when connecting to the remote device.
user
string / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.
server
string / required
The BIG-IP host.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER.
server_port
integer
added in 2.2
Default:
443
The BIG-IP server port.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_SERVER_PORT.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
When present, ensures that the profile exists.
When absent, ensures the profile is removed.
user
string / required
The username to connect to the BIG-IP with. This user must have administrative privileges on the device.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_USER.
validate_certs
boolean
added in 2.0
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, SSL certificates are not validated. Use this only on personally controlled sites using self-signed certificates.
You may omit this option by setting the environment variable F5_VALIDATE_CERTS.

Notes

Note

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage F5 Networks devices see https://www.ansible.com/integrations/networks/f5.
  • Requires BIG-IP software version >= 12.
  • The F5 modules only manipulate the running configuration of the F5 product. To ensure that BIG-IP specific configuration persists to disk, be sure to include at least one task that uses the bigip_config module to save the running configuration. Refer to the module’s documentation for the correct usage of the module to save your running configuration.

Examples

- name: Create a profile
  bigip_profile_analytics:
    name: profile1
    provider:
      password: secret
      server: lb.mydomain.com
      user: admin
  delegate_to: localhost

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
param1
boolean
changed
The new param1 value of the resource.

Sample:
True
param2
string
changed
The new param2 value of the resource.

Sample:
Foo is bar


Status

Authors

  • Tim Rupp (@caphrim007)

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