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

Note

This module is part of the vyos.vyos collection (version 3.0.1).

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 version 1.0.0: of vyos.vyos

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.

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

State of the logging configuration.

Choices:

  • present ← (default)

  • absent

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

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)