cisco.meraki.networks_events_info module – Information module for networks _events

Note

This module is part of the cisco.meraki collection (version 2.16.16).

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

To use it in a playbook, specify: cisco.meraki.networks_events_info.

New in cisco.meraki 2.16.0

Synopsis

  • Get all networks _events.

  • List the events for the network.

Note

This module has a corresponding action plugin.

Requirements

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

  • meraki >= 2.4.9

  • python >= 3.5

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

clientIp

string

ClientIp query parameter. The IP of the client which the list of events will be filtered with. Only supported for track-by-IP networks.

clientMac

string

ClientMac query parameter. The MAC address of the client which the list of events will be filtered with. Only supported for track-by-MAC networks.

clientName

string

ClientName query parameter. The name, or partial name, of the client which the list of events will be filtered with.

deviceMac

string

DeviceMac query parameter. The MAC address of the Meraki device which the list of events will be filtered with.

deviceName

string

DeviceName query parameter. The name of the Meraki device which the list of events will be filtered with.

deviceSerial

string

DeviceSerial query parameter. The serial of the Meraki device which the list of events will be filtered with.

direction

string

direction (string), direction to paginate, either “next” (default) or “prev” page

Default: "https://api.meraki.com/api/v1"

endingBefore

string

EndingBefore query parameter. A token used by the server to indicate the end of the page. Often this is a timestamp or an ID but it is not limited to those. This parameter should not be defined by client applications. The link for the first, last, prev, or next page in the HTTP Link header should define it.

excludedEventTypes

list / elements=string

ExcludedEventTypes query parameter. A list of event types. The returned events will be filtered to exclude events with these types.

headers

dictionary

Additional headers.

includedEventTypes

list / elements=string

IncludedEventTypes query parameter. A list of event types. The returned events will be filtered to only include events with these types.

meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time

integer

meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time (integer), action batch concurrency error retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_api_key

string / required

meraki_api_key (string), API key generated in dashboard; can also be set as an environment variable MERAKI_DASHBOARD_API_KEY

meraki_base_url

string

meraki_base_url (string), preceding all endpoint resources

Default: "https://api.meraki.com/api/v1"

meraki_be_geo_id

string

meraki_be_geo_id (string), optional partner identifier for API usage tracking; can also be set as an environment variable BE_GEO_ID

Default: ""

meraki_caller

string

meraki_caller (string), optional identifier for API usage tracking; can also be set as an environment variable MERAKI_PYTHON_SDK_CALLER

Default: ""

meraki_certificate_path

string

meraki_certificate_path (string), path for TLS/SSL certificate verification if behind local proxy

Default: ""

meraki_inherit_logging_config

boolean

meraki_inherit_logging_config (boolean), Inherits your own logger instance

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_log_file_prefix

string

meraki_log_file_prefix (string), log file name appended with date and timestamp

Default: "meraki_api_"

meraki_log_path

string

log_path (string), path to output log; by default, working directory of script if not specified

Default: ""

meraki_maximum_retries

integer

meraki_maximum_retries (integer), retry up to this many times when encountering 429s or other server-side errors

Default: 2

meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time

integer

meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time (integer), Nginx 429 retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_output_log

boolean

meraki_output_log (boolean), create an output log file?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

meraki_print_console

boolean

meraki_print_console (boolean), print logging output to console?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

meraki_requests_proxy

string

meraki_requests_proxy (string), proxy server and port, if needed, for HTTPS

Default: ""

meraki_retry_4xx_error

boolean

meraki_retry_4xx_error (boolean), retry if encountering other 4XX error (besides 429)?

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time

integer

meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time (integer), other 4XX error retry wait time

Default: 60

meraki_simulate

boolean

meraki_simulate (boolean), simulate POST/PUT/DELETE calls to prevent changes?

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_single_request_timeout

integer

meraki_single_request_timeout (integer), maximum number of seconds for each API call

Default: 60

meraki_suppress_logging

boolean

meraki_suppress_logging (boolean), disable all logging? you’re on your own then!

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages

boolean

meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages (boolean), list* methods will return an iterator with each object instead of a complete list with all items

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

meraki_wait_on_rate_limit

boolean

meraki_wait_on_rate_limit (boolean), retry if 429 rate limit error encountered?

Choices:

  • false

  • true ← (default)

networkId

string

NetworkId path parameter. Network ID.

perPage

integer

PerPage query parameter. The number of entries per page returned. Acceptable range is 3 - 1000. Default is 10.

productType

string

ProductType query parameter. The product type to fetch events for. This parameter is required for networks with multiple device types. Valid types are wireless, appliance, switch, systemsManager, camera, and cellularGateway.

smDeviceMac

string

SmDeviceMac query parameter. The MAC address of the Systems Manager device which the list of events will be filtered with.

smDeviceName

string

SmDeviceName query parameter. The name of the Systems Manager device which the list of events will be filtered with.

startingAfter

string

StartingAfter query parameter. A token used by the server to indicate the start of the page. Often this is a timestamp or an ID but it is not limited to those. This parameter should not be defined by client applications. The link for the first, last, prev, or next page in the HTTP Link header should define it.

total_pages

string / required

total_pages(int), use with perPage to get total results up to total_pages*perPage; -1 for all pages

Notes

Note

  • SDK Method used are networks.Networks.get_network_events,

  • Paths used are get /networks/{networkId}/events,

  • Supports check_mode

  • The plugin runs on the control node and does not use any ansible connection plugins, but instead the embedded connection manager from Cisco meraki SDK

  • The parameters starting with meraki_ are used by the Cisco meraki Python SDK to establish the connection

See Also

See also

Cisco Meraki documentation for networks getNetworkEvents

Complete reference of the getNetworkEvents API.

Examples

- name: Get all networks _events
  cisco.meraki.networks_events_info:
    meraki_api_key: "{{meraki_api_key}}"
    meraki_base_url: "{{meraki_base_url}}"
    meraki_single_request_timeout: "{{meraki_single_request_timeout}}"
    meraki_certificate_path: "{{meraki_certificate_path}}"
    meraki_requests_proxy: "{{meraki_requests_proxy}}"
    meraki_wait_on_rate_limit: "{{meraki_wait_on_rate_limit}}"
    meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_nginx_429_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time: "{{meraki_action_batch_retry_wait_time}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error}}"
    meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time: "{{meraki_retry_4xx_error_wait_time}}"
    meraki_maximum_retries: "{{meraki_maximum_retries}}"
    meraki_output_log: "{{meraki_output_log}}"
    meraki_log_file_prefix: "{{meraki_log_file_prefix}}"
    meraki_log_path: "{{meraki_log_path}}"
    meraki_print_console: "{{meraki_print_console}}"
    meraki_suppress_logging: "{{meraki_suppress_logging}}"
    meraki_simulate: "{{meraki_simulate}}"
    meraki_be_geo_id: "{{meraki_be_geo_id}}"
    meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages: "{{meraki_use_iterator_for_get_pages}}"
    meraki_inherit_logging_config: "{{meraki_inherit_logging_config}}"
    productType: string
    includedEventTypes: []
    excludedEventTypes: []
    deviceMac: string
    deviceSerial: string
    deviceName: string
    clientIp: string
    clientMac: string
    clientName: string
    smDeviceMac: string
    smDeviceName: string
    perPage: 0
    startingAfter: string
    endingBefore: string
    networkId: string
    total_pages: -1
    direction: next
  register: result

Return Values

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

Key

Description

meraki_response

dictionary

A dictionary or list with the response returned by the Cisco Meraki Python SDK

Returned: always

Sample: {"events": [{"category": "string", "clientDescription": "string", "clientId": "string", "clientMac": "string", "description": "string", "deviceName": "string", "deviceSerial": "string", "eventData": {"aid": "string", "channel": "string", "client_ip": "string", "client_mac": "string", "radio": "string", "rssi": "string", "vap": "string"}, "networkId": "string", "occurredAt": "string", "ssidNumber": 0, "type": "string"}], "message": "string", "pageEndAt": "string", "pageStartAt": "string"}

Authors

  • Francisco Munoz (@fmunoz)