Module for sending messages via Telegram.


In order to send a message via the Telegram, certain configuration is required in /etc/salt/minion on the relevant minions or in the pillar. Some sample configs might look like:

telegram.chat_id: '123456789'
telegram.token: '00000000:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
salt.modules.telegram.post_message(message, chat_id=None, token=None)

Send a message to a Telegram chat.

  • message -- The message to send to the Telegram chat.

  • chat_id -- (optional) The Telegram chat id.

  • token -- (optional) The Telegram API token.


Boolean if message was sent successfully.

CLI Example:

salt '*' telegram.post_message message="Hello Telegram!"