fortios_log_syslogd2_setting – Global settings for remote syslog server in Fortinet’s FortiOS and FortiGate

New in version 2.8.

Synopsis

  • This module is able to configure a FortiGate or FortiOS by allowing the user to set and modify log_syslogd2 feature and setting category. Examples include all parameters and values need to be adjusted to datasources before usage. Tested with FOS v6.0.2

Requirements

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

  • fortiosapi>=0.9.8

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
host
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate ip address.
https
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Indicates if the requests towards FortiGate must use HTTPS protocol
log_syslogd2_setting
-
Default:
null
Global settings for remote syslog server.
certificate
-
Certificate used to communicate with Syslog server. Source certificate.local.name.
custom-field-name
-
Custom field name for CEF format logging.
custom
-
Field custom name.
id
- / required
Entry ID.
name
-
Field name.
enc-algorithm
-
    Choices:
  • high-medium
  • high
  • low
  • disable
Enable/disable reliable syslogging with TLS encryption.
facility
-
    Choices:
  • kernel
  • user
  • mail
  • daemon
  • auth
  • syslog
  • lpr
  • news
  • uucp
  • cron
  • authpriv
  • ftp
  • ntp
  • audit
  • alert
  • clock
  • local0
  • local1
  • local2
  • local3
  • local4
  • local5
  • local6
  • local7
Remote syslog facility.
format
-
    Choices:
  • default
  • csv
  • cef
Log format.
mode
-
    Choices:
  • udp
  • legacy-reliable
  • reliable
Remote syslog logging over UDP/Reliable TCP.
port
-
Server listen port.
server
-
Address of remote syslog server.
source-ip
-
Source IP address of syslog.
status
-
    Choices:
  • enable
  • disable
Enable/disable remote syslog logging.
password
-
Default:
""
FortiOS or FortiGate password.
username
- / required
FortiOS or FortiGate username.
vdom
-
Default:
"root"
Virtual domain, among those defined previously. A vdom is a virtual instance of the FortiGate that can be configured and used as a different unit.

Notes

Note

  • Requires fortiosapi library developed by Fortinet
  • Run as a local_action in your playbook

Examples

- hosts: localhost
  vars:
   host: "192.168.122.40"
   username: "admin"
   password: ""
   vdom: "root"
  tasks:
  - name: Global settings for remote syslog server.
    fortios_log_syslogd2_setting:
      host:  "{{ host }}"
      username: "{{ username }}"
      password: "{{ password }}"
      vdom:  "{{ vdom }}"
      https: "False"
      log_syslogd2_setting:
        certificate: "<your_own_value> (source certificate.local.name)"
        custom-field-name:
         -
            custom: "<your_own_value>"
            id:  "6"
            name: "default_name_7"
        enc-algorithm: "high-medium"
        facility: "kernel"
        format: "default"
        mode: "udp"
        port: "12"
        server: "192.168.100.40"
        source-ip: "84.230.14.43"
        status: "enable"

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
build
string
always
Build number of the fortigate image

Sample:
1547
http_method
string
always
Last method used to provision the content into FortiGate

Sample:
PUT
http_status
string
always
Last result given by FortiGate on last operation applied

Sample:
200
mkey
string
success
Master key (id) used in the last call to FortiGate

Sample:
id
name
string
always
Name of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
urlfilter
path
string
always
Path of the table used to fulfill the request

Sample:
webfilter
revision
string
always
Internal revision number

Sample:
17.0.2.10658
serial
string
always
Serial number of the unit

Sample:
FGVMEVYYQT3AB5352
status
string
always
Indication of the operation's result

Sample:
success
vdom
string
always
Virtual domain used

Sample:
root
version
string
always
Version of the FortiGate

Sample:
v5.6.3


Status

Authors

  • Miguel Angel Munoz (@mamunozgonzalez)
  • Nicolas Thomas (@thomnico)

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