fortios_log_syslogd3_setting – Global settings for remote syslog server in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS (FOS) device by allowing the user to set and modify log_syslogd3 feature and setting category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.5

Requirements

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

  • fortiosapi>=0.9.8

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
host
string
FortiOS or FortiGate IP address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol.
log_syslogd3_setting
dictionary
Default:
null
Global settings for remote syslog server.
certificate
string
Certificate used to communicate with Syslog server. Source certificate.local.name.
custom_field_name
list
Custom field name for CEF format logging.
custom
string
Field custom name.
id
integer / required
Entry ID.
name
string
Field name.
enc_algorithm
string
    Choices:
  • high-medium
  • high
  • low
  • disable
Enable/disable reliable syslogging with TLS encryption.
facility
string
    Choices:
  • kernel
  • user
  • mail
  • daemon
  • auth
  • syslog
  • lpr
  • news
  • uucp
  • cron
  • authpriv
  • ftp
  • ntp
  • audit
  • alert
  • clock
  • local0
  • local1
  • local2
  • local3
  • local4
  • local5
  • local6
  • local7
Remote syslog facility.
format
string
    Choices:
  • default
  • csv
  • cef
Log format.
mode
string
    Choices:
  • udp
  • legacy-reliable
  • reliable
Remote syslog logging over UDP/Reliable TCP.
port
integer
Server listen port.
server
string
Address of remote syslog server.
source_ip
string
Source IP address of syslog.
ssl_min_proto_version
string
    Choices:
  • default
  • SSLv3
  • TLSv1
  • TLSv1-1
  • TLSv1-2
Minimum supported protocol version for SSL/TLS connections .
status
string
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable remote syslog logging.
password
string
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
ssl_verify
boolean
added in 2.9
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Ensures FortiGate certificate must be verified by a proper CA.
username
string
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
string
Default:
"root"
Virtual domain, among those defined previously. A vdom is a virtual instance of the FortiGate that can be configured and used as a different unit.

Notes

Note

  • Requires fortiosapi library developed by Fortinet

  • Run as a local_action in your playbook

Examples

- hosts: localhost
  vars:
   host: "192.168.122.40"
   username: "admin"
   password: ""
   vdom: "root"
   ssl_verify: "False"
  tasks:
  - name: Global settings for remote syslog server.
    fortios_log_syslogd3_setting:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      log_syslogd3_setting:
        certificate: "<your_own_value> (source certificate.local.name)"
        custom_field_name:
         -
            custom: "<your_own_value>"
            id:  "6"
            name: "default_name_7"
        enc_algorithm: "high-medium"
        facility: "kernel"
        format: "default"
        mode: "udp"
        port: "12"
        server: "192.168.100.40"
        source_ip: "84.230.14.43"
        ssl_min_proto_version: "default"
        status: "enable"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
build
string
always
Build number of the fortigate image

Sample:
1547
http_method
string
always
Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Sample:
PUT
http_status
string
always
Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Sample:
200
mkey
string
success
Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Sample:
id
name
string
always
Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
urlfilter
path
string
always
Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
webfilter
revision
string
always
Internal revision number

Sample:
17.0.2.10658
serial
string
always
Serial number of the unit

Sample:
FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352
status
string
always
Indication of the operation's result

Sample:
success
vdom
string
always
Virtual domain used

Sample:
root
version
string
always
Version of the FortiGate

Sample:
v5.6.3


Status

Authors

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)

  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)

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