pipe_handler – Manage Sensu pipe handler

Create, update or delete a Sensu pipe handler.

For more information, refer to the Sensu documentation at https://docs.sensu.io/sensu-go/latest/reference/handlers/#pipe-handlers.

New in version 1.0.0.


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

  • python >= 2.7


- name: Setup InfluxDB handler
    name: influx-db
    command: sensu-influxdb-handler -d sensu
      INFLUXDB_ADDR: http://influxdb.default.svc.cluster.local:8086
      INFLUXDB_USER: sensu
      INFLUXDB_PASS: password
      - sensu-influxdb-handler

- name: Delete  handler
    name: influx-db
    state: absent

See Also


annotations (optional)

Custom metadata fields with fewer restrictions, as key/value pairs.

These are preserved by Sensu but not accessible as tokens or identifiers, and are mainly intended for use with external tools.

type: dict
auth (optional)

Authentication parameters. Can define each of them with ENV as well.

type: dict
api_key (optional)

The API key that should be used when authenticating. If this is not set, the value of the SENSU_API_KEY environment variable will be checked.

This replaces auth.user and auth.password parameters.

For more information about the API key, refer to the official Sensu documentation at https://docs.sensu.io/sensu-go/latest/guides/use-apikey-feature/.

type: str
ca_path (optional)

Path to the CA bundle that should be used to validate the backend certificate.

If this parameter is not set, module will use the CA bundle that python is using.

It is also possible to set this parameter via the SENSU_CA_PATH environment variable.

type: path
password (optional)

The Sensu user’s password. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_PASSWORD environment variable will be checked.

This parameter is ignored if the auth.api_key parameter is set.

type: str
default: P@ssw0rd!
url (optional)

Location of the Sensu backend API. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_URL environment variable will be checked.

type: str
user (optional)

The username to use for connecting to the Sensu API. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_USER environment variable will be checked.

This parameter is ignored if the auth.api_key parameter is set.

type: str
default: admin
verify (optional)

Flag that controls the certificate validation.

If you are using self-signed certificates, you can set this parameter to false.

ONLY USE THIS PARAMETER IN DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS! In you use self-signed certificates in production, see the auth.ca_path parameter.

It is also possible to set this parameter via the SENSU_VERIFY environment variable.

type: bool
default: True
command (optional)

The handler command to be executed. The event data is passed to the process through STDIN.

Required if state is present.

type: str
env_vars (optional)

A mapping of environment variable names and values to use with command execution.

type: dict
filters (optional)

List of filters to use when determining whether to pass the check result to this handler.

type: list
labels (optional)

Custom metadata fields that can be accessed within Sensu, as key/value pairs.

type: dict
mutator (optional)

Mutator to call for transforming the check result before passing it to this handler.

type: str
name (required)

The Sensu resource’s name. This name (in combination with the namespace where applicable) uniquely identifies the resource that Ansible operates on.

If the resource with selected name already exists, Ansible module will update it to match the specification in the task.

Consult the name metadata attribute specification in the upstream docs on https://docs.sensu.io/sensu-go/latest/reference/ for more details about valid names and other restrictions.

type: str
namespace (optional)

RBAC namespace to operate in. If this is not set the value of the SENSU_NAMESPACE environment variable will be used.

type: str
default: default
runtime_assets (optional)

List of runtime assets to required to run the handler command.

type: list
secrets (optional)

List of secrets that are available to the command.

type: list
name (required)

Variable name that will contain the sensitive data.

type: str
secret (required)

Name of the secret that contains sensitive data.

type: str
state (optional)

Target state of the Sensu object.

type: str
default: present
choices: present, absent
timeout (optional)

Timeout for handler execution.

type: int

Return Values


Object representing Sensu pipe handler.


command: command-example
  name: pipe_handler_minimum
  namespace: default
type: pipe