ansible.netcommon.net_logging – (deprecated, removed after 2022-06-01) Manage logging on network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the ansible.netcommon collection (version 2.5.0).

You might already have this collection installed if you are using the ansible package. It is not included in ansible-core. To check whether it is installed, run ansible-galaxy collection list.

To install it, use: ansible-galaxy collection install ansible.netcommon.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ansible.netcommon.net_logging.

New in version 1.0.0: of ansible.netcommon

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2022-06-01

Why

Updated modules released with more functionality

Alternative

Use platform-specific “[netos]_logging” module

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of logging on network devices.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
string
List of logging definitions.
dest
string
    Choices:
  • console
  • host
Destination of the logs.
facility
string
Set logging facility.
level
string
Set logging severity levels.
name
string
If value of dest is host it indicates file-name the host name to be notified.
purge
string
Default:
"no"
Purge logging not defined in the aggregate parameter.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure console logging
  ansible.netcommon.net_logging:
    dest: console
    facility: any
    level: critical

- name: remove console logging configuration
  ansible.netcommon.net_logging:
    dest: console
    state: absent

- name: configure host logging
  ansible.netcommon.net_logging:
    dest: host
    name: 192.0.2.1
    facility: kernel
    level: critical

- name: Configure file logging using aggregate
  ansible.netcommon.net_logging:
    dest: file
    aggregate:
    - name: test-1
      facility: pfe
      level: critical
    - name: test-2
      facility: kernel
      level: emergency
- name: Delete file logging using aggregate
  ansible.netcommon.net_logging:
    dest: file
    aggregate:
    - name: test-1
      facility: pfe
      level: critical
    - name: test-2
      facility: kernel
      level: emergency
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always, except for the platforms that use Netconf transport to manage the device.
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['logging console critical']


Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2022-06-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)