vyos.vyos.vyos_logging module – Manage logging on network devices

Note

This module is part of the vyos.vyos collection (version 4.0.0).

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 vyos.vyos.

To use it in a playbook, specify: vyos.vyos.vyos_logging.

New in vyos.vyos 1.0.0

DEPRECATED

Removed in

major release after 2023-08-01

Why

Updated module released with more functionality.

Alternative

vyos_logging_global

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of logging on Vyatta Vyos devices.

Parameters

Parameter

Comments

aggregate

list / elements=dictionary

List of logging definitions.

dest

string

Destination of the logs.

Choices:

  • "console"

  • "file"

  • "global"

  • "host"

  • "user"

facility

string

Set logging facility.

level

string

Set logging severity levels.

name

string

If value of dest is file it indicates file-name, for user it indicates username and for host indicates the host name to be notified.

state

string

State of the logging configuration.

Choices:

  • "present"

  • "absent"

dest

string

Destination of the logs.

Choices:

  • "console"

  • "file"

  • "global"

  • "host"

  • "user"

facility

string

Set logging facility.

level

string

Set logging severity levels.

name

string

If value of dest is file it indicates file-name, for user it indicates username and for host indicates the host name to be notified.

state

string

State of the logging configuration.

Choices:

  • "present" ← (default)

  • "absent"

Notes

Note

  • Tested against VyOS 1.1.8 (helium).

  • This module works with connection ansible.netcommon.network_cli. See the VyOS OS Platform Options.

  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the :ref:`Ansible Network Guide <network_guide>`

Examples

- name: configure console logging
  vyos.vyos.vyos_logging:
    dest: console
    facility: all
    level: crit

- name: remove console logging configuration
  vyos.vyos.vyos_logging:
    dest: console
    state: absent

- name: configure file logging
  vyos.vyos.vyos_logging:
    dest: file
    name: test
    facility: local3
    level: err

- name: Add logging aggregate
  vyos.vyos.vyos_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: file, name: test1, facility: all, level: info}
    - {dest: file, name: test2, facility: news, level: debug}
    state: present

- name: Remove logging aggregate
  vyos.vyos.vyos_logging:
    aggregate:
    - {dest: console, facility: all, level: info}
    - {dest: console, facility: daemon, level: warning}
    - {dest: file, name: test2, facility: news, level: debug}
    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

Sample: ["set system syslog global facility all level notice"]

Status

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

  • For more information see DEPRECATED.

Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)