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syslogger – Log messages in the syslog

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • Uses syslog to add log entries to the host.
  • Can specify facility and priority.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
facility
-
    Choices:
  • kern
  • user
  • mail
  • daemon ←
  • auth
  • lpr
  • news
  • uucp
  • cron
  • syslog
  • local0
  • local1
  • local2
  • local3
  • local4
  • local5
  • local6
  • local7
Set the log facility
log_pid
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Log the pid in brackets
msg
- / required
This is the message to place in syslog
priority
-
    Choices:
  • emerg
  • alert
  • crit
  • err
  • warning
  • notice
  • info ←
  • debug
Set the log priority

Examples

# Full example
- name: Test syslog
  syslogger:
    msg: "Hello from ansible"
    priority: "err"
    facility: "daemon"
    log_pid: true

# Basic usage
- name: Simple Usage
  syslogger:
    msg: "I will end up as daemon.info"

Status

Authors

  • Tim Rightnour (@garbled1)

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