dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_syslog module – Configure syslog forwarding settings on OpenManage Enterprise and OpenManage Enterprise Modular

Note

This module is part of the dellemc.openmanage collection (version 5.4.0).

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 dellemc.openmanage.

To use it in a playbook, specify: dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_syslog.

New in version 4.3.0: of dellemc.openmanage

Synopsis

  • This module allows to configure syslog forwarding settings on OpenManage Enterprise and OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

Requirements

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

  • python >= 3.8.6

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

ca_path

path

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The Privacy Enhanced Mail (PEM) file that contains a CA certificate to be used for the validation.

hostname

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular IP address or hostname.

password

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular password.

port

integer

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular HTTPS port.

Default: 443

syslog_servers

list / elements=dictionary

List of servers to forward syslog.

destination_address

string

The IP address, FQDN or hostname of the syslog server.

This is required if enabled is True.

enabled

boolean

Enable or disable syslog forwarding.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes

id

integer / required

The ID of the syslog server.

Choices:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

port_number

integer

The UDP port number of the syslog server.

timeout

integer

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

The socket level timeout in seconds.

Default: 30

username

string / required

OpenManage Enterprise or OpenManage Enterprise Modular username.

validate_certs

boolean

added in 5.0.0 of dellemc.openmanage

If False, the SSL certificates will not be validated.

Configure False only on personally controlled sites where self-signed certificates are used.

Prior to collection version 5.0.0, the validate_certs is False by default.

Choices:

  • no

  • yes ← (default)

Notes

Note

  • Run this module from a system that has direct access to Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise or Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise Modular.

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

---
- name: Configure single server to forward syslog
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_syslog:
    hostname: 192.168.0.1
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    syslog_servers:
      - id: 1
        enabled: true
        destination_address: 192.168.0.2
        port_number: 514

- name: Configure multiple server to forward syslog
  dellemc.openmanage.ome_application_alerts_syslog:
    hostname: 192.168.0.1
    username: "username"
    password: "password"
    ca_path: "/path/to/ca_cert.pem"
    syslog_servers:
      - id: 1
        port_number: 523
      - id: 2
        enabled: true
        destination_address: sysloghost1.lab.com
      - id: 3
        enabled: false
      - id: 4
        enabled: true
        destination_address: 192.168.0.4
        port_number: 514

Return Values

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

Key

Description

error_info

dictionary

Details of the HTTP Error.

Returned: on HTTP error

Sample: {“error”: {“@Message.ExtendedInfo”: [{“Message”: “Unable to update the Syslog settings because the request contains an invalid number of configurations. The request must contain no more than 4 configurations but contains 5.”, “MessageArgs”: [“4”, “5”], “MessageId”: “CAPP1108”, “RelatedProperties”: [], “Resolution”: “Enter only the required number of configurations as identified in the message and retry the operation.”, “Severity”: “Warning”}], “code”: “Base.1.0.GeneralError”, “message”: “A general error has occurred. See ExtendedInfo for more information.”}}

msg

string

Overall status of the syslog forwarding operation.

Returned: always

Sample: “Successfully updated the syslog forwarding settings.”

syslog_details

list / elements=string

Syslog forwarding settings list applied.

Returned: on success

Sample: [{“DestinationAddress”: “192.168.10.43”, “Enabled”: false, “Id”: 1, “PortNumber”: 514}, {“DestinationAddress”: “192.168.10.46”, “Enabled”: true, “Id”: 2, “PortNumber”: 514}, {“DestinationAddress”: “192.168.10.44”, “Enabled”: true, “Id”: 3, “PortNumber”: 514}, {“DestinationAddress”: “192.168.10.42”, “Enabled”: true, “Id”: 4, “PortNumber”: 515}]

Authors

  • Jagadeesh N V(@jagadeeshnv)