cisco.ios.ios_logging – Manage logging on network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the cisco.ios collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install cisco.ios.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.ios.ios_logging.

New in version 1.0.0: of cisco.ios

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of logging on Cisco Ios devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
list / elements=dictionary
List of logging definitions.
dest
string
    Choices:
  • on
  • host
  • console
  • monitor
  • buffered
  • trap
Destination of the logs.
On dest has to be quoted as 'on' or else pyyaml will convert to True before it gets to Ansible.
facility
string
Set logging facility.
level
string
    Choices:
  • emergencies
  • alerts
  • critical
  • errors
  • warnings
  • notifications
  • informational
  • debugging
Set logging severity levels.
name
string
The hostname or IP address of the destination.
Required when dest=host.
size
integer
Size of buffer. The acceptable value is in range from 4096 to 4294967295 bytes.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.
dest
string
    Choices:
  • on
  • host
  • console
  • monitor
  • buffered
  • trap
Destination of the logs.
On dest has to be quoted as 'on' or else pyyaml will convert to True before it gets to Ansible.
facility
string
Set logging facility.
level
string
    Choices:
  • emergencies
  • alerts
  • critical
  • errors
  • warnings
  • notifications
  • informational
  • debugging ←
Set logging severity levels.
name
string
The hostname or IP address of the destination.
Required when dest=host.
provider
dictionary
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the IOS Platform Options guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
auth_pass
string
Specifies the password to use if required to enter privileged mode on the remote device. If authorize is false, then this argument does nothing. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTH_PASS will be used instead.
authorize
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Instructs the module to enter privileged mode on the remote device before sending any commands. If not specified, the device will attempt to execute all commands in non-privileged mode. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_AUTHORIZE will be used instead.
host
string
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
integer
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
size
integer
Size of buffer. The acceptable value is in range from 4096 to 4294967295 bytes.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure host logging
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    dest: host
    name: 172.16.0.1
    state: present

- name: remove host logging configuration
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    dest: host
    name: 172.16.0.1
    state: absent

- name: configure console logging level and facility
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    dest: console
    facility: local7
    level: debugging
    state: present

- name: enable logging to all
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    dest: on

- name: configure buffer size
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    dest: buffered
    size: 5000

- name: Configure logging using aggregate
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: console, level: notifications}
    - {dest: buffered, size: 9000}

- name: remove logging using aggregate
  cisco.ios.ios_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: console, level: notifications}
    - {dest: buffered, size: 9000}
    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
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['logging facility local7', 'logging host 172.16.0.1']


Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)