cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging module – (deprecated, removed after 2023-08-01) Configuration management of system logging services on network devices

Note

This module is part of the cisco.iosxr collection (version 4.0.3).

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 cisco.iosxr. You need further requirements to be able to use this module, see Requirements for details.

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging.

New in cisco.iosxr 1.0.0

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2023-08-01

Why

Updated module released with more functionality.

Alternative

iosxr_logging_global

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management configuration of system logging (syslog) on Cisco IOS XR devices.

Requirements

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

  • ncclient >= 0.5.3 when using netconf

  • lxml >= 4.1.1 when using netconf

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

aggregate

list / elements=dictionary

List of syslog logging configuration definitions.

dest

string

Destination for system logging (syslog) messages.

Choices:

  • "host"

  • "console"

  • "monitor"

  • "buffered"

  • "file"

facility

string

To configure the type of syslog facility in which system logging (syslog) messages are sent to syslog servers Optional config for dest = host

hostnameprefix

string

To append a hostname prefix to system logging (syslog) messages logged to syslog servers. Optional config for dest = host

level

aliases: severity

string

Specifies the severity level for the logging.

Choices:

  • "emergencies"

  • "alerts"

  • "critical"

  • "errors"

  • "warning"

  • "notifications"

  • "informational"

  • "debugging"

name

string

When dest = file name indicates file-name

When dest = host name indicates the host-name or ip-address of syslog server.

path

string

Set file path.

size

integer

Size of buffer when dest = buffered. The acceptable value is in the range 307200 to 125000000 bytes. Default 307200

Size of file when dest = file. The acceptable value is in the range 1 to 2097152KB. Default 2 GB

state

string

Existential state of the logging configuration on the node.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

vrf

string

vrf name when syslog server is configured, dest = host

dest

string

Destination for system logging (syslog) messages.

Choices:

  • "host"

  • "console"

  • "monitor"

  • "buffered"

  • "file"

facility

string

To configure the type of syslog facility in which system logging (syslog) messages are sent to syslog servers Optional config for dest = host

Default: "local7"

hostnameprefix

string

To append a hostname prefix to system logging (syslog) messages logged to syslog servers. Optional config for dest = host

level

aliases: severity

string

Specifies the severity level for the logging.

Choices:

  • "emergencies"

  • "alerts"

  • "critical"

  • "errors"

  • "warning"

  • "notifications"

  • "informational"

  • "debugging" ← (default)

name

string

When dest = file name indicates file-name

When dest = host name indicates the host-name or ip-address of syslog server.

path

string

Set file path.

size

integer

Size of buffer when dest = buffered. The acceptable value is in the range 307200 to 125000000 bytes. Default 307200

Size of file when dest = file. The acceptable value is in the range 1 to 2097152KB. Default 2 GB

state

string

Existential state of the logging configuration on the node.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

vrf

string

vrf name when syslog server is configured, dest = host

Default: "default"

Notes

Note

Examples

- name: configure logging for syslog server host
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    dest: host
    name: 10.10.10.1
    level: critical
    state: present

- name: add hostnameprefix configuration
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    hostnameprefix: host1
    state: absent

- name: add facility configuration
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    facility: local1
    state: present

- name: configure console logging level
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    dest: console
    level: debugging
    state: present

- name: configure monitor logging level
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    dest: monitor
    level: errors
    state: present

- name: configure syslog to a file
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    dest: file
    name: file_name
    size: 2048
    level: errors
    state: present

- name: configure buffered logging with size
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    dest: buffered
    size: 5100000

- name: Configure logging using aggregate
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: console, level: warning}
    - {dest: buffered, size: 4800000}
    - {dest: file, name: file3, size: 2048}
    - {dest: host, name: host3, level: critical}

- name: Delete logging using aggregate
  cisco.iosxr.iosxr_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: console, level: warning}
    - {dest: buffered, size: 4800000}
    - {dest: file, name: file3, size: 2048}
    - {dest: host, name: host3, level: critical}
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key

Description

commands

list / elements=string

The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Returned: always (empty list when no commands to send)

Sample: ["logging 10.10.10.1 vrf default severity debugging", "logging facility local7", "logging hostnameprefix host1", "logging console critical", "logging buffered 2097153", "logging buffered warnings", "logging monitor errors", "logging file log_file maxfilesize 1024 severity info"]

xml

list / elements=string

NetConf rpc xml sent to device with transport netconf

Returned: always (empty list when no xml rpc to send)

Sample: ["<config xmlns:xc=\"urn:ietf:params:xml:ns:netconf:base:1.0\"> <syslog xmlns=\"http://cisco.com/ns/yang/Cisco-IOS-XR-infra-syslog-cfg\"> <files> <file xc:operation=\"delete\"> <file-name>file1</file-name> <file-log-attributes> <max-file-size>2097152</max-file-size> <severity>2</severity> </file-log-attributes> </file> </files> </syslog> </config>"]

Status

  • This module will be removed in a major release after 2023-08-01. [deprecated]

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)

  • Kedar Kekan (@kedarX)