community.general.syslog_json – sends JSON events to syslog

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.syslog_json.

Synopsis

  • This plugin logs ansible-playbook and ansible runs to a syslog server in JSON format

  • Before 2.9 only environment variables were available for configuration

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the local controller node that executes this callback.

  • whitelist in configuration

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Configuration Comments
facility
string
Default:
"user"
ini entries:

[callback_syslog_json]
syslog_facility = user

env:SYSLOG_FACILITY
syslog facility to log as
port
string
Default:
514
ini entries:

[callback_syslog_json]
syslog_port = 514

env:SYSLOG_PORT
port on which the syslog server is listening
server
string
Default:
"localhost"
ini entries:

[callback_syslog_json]
syslog_server = localhost

env:SYSLOG_SERVER
syslog server that will receive the event

Authors

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