vyos.vyos.vyos_logging – Manage logging on network devices

Note

This plugin is part of the vyos.vyos collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install vyos.vyos.

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

New in version 1.0.0: of vyos.vyos

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
list / elements=dictionary
List of logging definitions.
dest
string
    Choices:
  • console
  • file
  • global
  • host
  • user
Destination of the logs.
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
    Choices:
  • present
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.
dest
string
    Choices:
  • console
  • file
  • global
  • host
  • user
Destination of the logs.
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.
provider
dictionary
Deprecated
Starting with Ansible 2.5 we recommend using connection: network_cli.
For more information please see the Network Guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
host
string
Specifies the DNS host name or address for connecting to the remote device over the specified transport. The value of host is used as the destination address for the transport.
password
string
Specifies the password to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_PASSWORD will be used instead.
port
integer
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
path
Specifies the SSH key to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is the path to the key used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_SSH_KEYFILE will be used instead.
timeout
integer
Specifies the timeout in seconds for communicating with the network device for either connecting or sending commands. If the timeout is exceeded before the operation is completed, the module will error.
username
string
Configures the username to use to authenticate the connection to the remote device. This value is used to authenticate the SSH session. If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable ANSIBLE_NET_USERNAME will be used instead.
state
string
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Notes

Note

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 Returned Description
commands
list / elements=string
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

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


Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)