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gcp_compute_http_health_check – Creates a GCP HttpHealthCheck

New in version 2.6.

Synopsis

  • An HttpHealthCheck resource. This resource defines a template for how individual VMs should be checked for health, via HTTP.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.6
  • requests >= 2.18.4
  • google-auth >= 1.3.0

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
auth_kind
- / required
    Choices:
  • machineaccount
  • serviceaccount
  • application
The type of credential used.
check_interval_sec
-
Default:
5
How often (in seconds) to send a health check. The default value is 5 seconds.

aliases: check_interval_seconds
description
-
An optional description of this resource. Provide this property when you create the resource.
healthy_threshold
-
A so-far unhealthy instance will be marked healthy after this many consecutive successes. The default value is 2.
host
-
The value of the host header in the HTTP health check request. If left empty (default value), the public IP on behalf of which this health check is performed will be used.
name
- / required
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.
port
-
The TCP port number for the HTTP health check request.
The default value is 80.
project
-
Default:
None
The Google Cloud Platform project to use.
request_path
-
The request path of the HTTP health check request.
The default value is /.
scopes
-
Array of scopes to be used.
service_account_email
-
An optional service account email address if machineaccount is selected and the user does not wish to use the default email.
service_account_file
-
The path of a Service Account JSON file if serviceaccount is selected as type.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
Whether the given object should exist in GCP
timeout_sec
-
How long (in seconds) to wait before claiming failure.
The default value is 5 seconds. It is invalid for timeoutSec to have greater value than checkIntervalSec.

aliases: timeout_seconds
unhealthy_threshold
-
A so-far healthy instance will be marked unhealthy after this many consecutive failures. The default value is 2.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: create a http health check
  gcp_compute_http_health_check:
      name: "test_object"
      healthy_threshold: 10
      port: 8080
      timeout_sec: 2
      unhealthy_threshold: 5
      project: "test_project"
      auth_kind: "service_account"
      service_account_file: "/tmp/auth.pem"
      state: present

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
check_interval_sec
integer
success
How often (in seconds) to send a health check. The default value is 5 seconds.

creation_timestamp
string
success
Creation timestamp in RFC3339 text format.

description
string
success
An optional description of this resource. Provide this property when you create the resource.

healthy_threshold
integer
success
A so-far unhealthy instance will be marked healthy after this many consecutive successes. The default value is 2.

host
string
success
The value of the host header in the HTTP health check request. If left empty (default value), the public IP on behalf of which this health check is performed will be used.

id
integer
success
The unique identifier for the resource. This identifier is defined by the server.

name
string
success
Name of the resource. Provided by the client when the resource is created. The name must be 1-63 characters long, and comply with RFC1035. Specifically, the name must be 1-63 characters long and match the regular expression `[a-z]([-a-z0-9]*[a-z0-9])?` which means the first character must be a lowercase letter, and all following characters must be a dash, lowercase letter, or digit, except the last character, which cannot be a dash.

port
integer
success
The TCP port number for the HTTP health check request.
The default value is 80.

request_path
string
success
The request path of the HTTP health check request.
The default value is /.

timeout_sec
integer
success
How long (in seconds) to wait before claiming failure.
The default value is 5 seconds. It is invalid for timeoutSec to have greater value than checkIntervalSec.

unhealthy_threshold
integer
success
A so-far healthy instance will be marked unhealthy after this many consecutive failures. The default value is 2.



Status

Authors

  • Google Inc. (@googlecloudplatform)

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