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.

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.

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)