ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_sv_manage_syslog_server module – This module manages syslog server on IBM Storage Virtualize family systems

Note

This module is part of the ibm.storage_virtualize collection (version 2.2.0).

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 ibm.storage_virtualize.

To use it in a playbook, specify: ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_sv_manage_syslog_server.

New in ibm.storage_virtualize 2.1.0

Synopsis

  • This Ansible module provides the interface to manage syslog servers through ‘mksyslogserver’, ‘chsyslogserver’ and ‘rmsyslogserver’ Storage Virtualize commands.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

audit

string

Specifies whether the server receives CLI audit logs. The default value is off.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

cadf

string

Specifies that Cloud Auditing Data Federation (CADF) data reporting be turned on or off. The parameters facility and I (cadf) are mutually exclusive.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

clustername

string / required

The hostname or management IP of the Storage Virtualize system.

domain

string

Domain for the Storage Virtualize system.

Valid when hostname is used for the parameter clustername.

error

string

Specifies whether the server receives error notifications. If specified as on, error notifications are sent to the syslog server. The default value is on.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

facility

integer

Specifies the facility number used in syslog messages. This number identifies the origin of the message to the receiving server. The default value is 0. The parameters facility and I (cadf) are mutually exclusive.

info

string

Specifies whether the server receives information notifications. If specified as on, information notifications are sent to the syslog server. The default value is on.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

ip

string

Specifies the Internet Protocol (IP) address or domain name of the syslog server. If a domain name is specified, a DNS server must be configured on the system.

log_path

string

Path of debug log file.

login

string

Specifies whether the server receives authentication logs. The default value is off.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

name

string / required

Specifies the name of a syslog server.

old_name

string

Specifies the old name of a syslog server to rename.

Valid when state=present, to rename the existing syslog server.

password

string

REST API password for the Storage Virtualize system.

The parameters username and password are required if not using token to authenticate a user.

port

integer

Specifies the communication port that is used by this server. The parameter protocol must be specified while specifying this parameter. The default value is 514 for udp and 6514 for tcp.

protocol

string

Specifies the communication protocol that is used by this server. The default value is udp.

Choices:

  • "tcp"

  • "udp"

state

string / required

Creates, updates (present) or deletes (absent) a syslog server.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

token

string

The authentication token to verify a user on the Storage Virtualize system.

To generate a token, use the ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_svc_auth module.

username

string

REST API username for the Storage Virtualize system.

The parameters username and password are required if not using token to authenticate a user.

validate_certs

boolean

Validates certification.

Choices:

  • false ← (default)

  • true

warning

string

Specifies whether the server receives warning notifications. If specified as on, warning notifications are sent to the syslog server. The default value is on.

Choices:

  • "off"

  • "on"

Notes

Note

  • This module supports check_mode.

Examples

- name: Create syslog server
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_sv_manage_syslog_server:
   clustername: '{{clustername}}'
   username: '{{username}}'
   password: '{{password}}'
   name: server1
   ip: 1.2.3.4
   state: present
- name: Modify the server details
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_sv_manage_syslog_server:
   clustername: '{{clustername}}'
   username: '{{username}}'
   password: '{{password}}'
   name: server1
   info: off
   state: present
- name: Delete the syslog server
  ibm.storage_virtualize.ibm_sv_manage_syslog_server:
   clustername: '{{clustername}}'
   username: '{{username}}'
   password: '{{password}}'
   name: server1
   state: absent

Authors

  • Shilpi Jain (@Shilpi-J)