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junos_logging – Manage logging on network devices

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of logging on Juniper JUNOS devices.

Requirements

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

  • ncclient (>=v0.5.2)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
active
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Specifies whether or not the configuration is active or deactivated
aggregate
-
List of logging definitions.
dest
-
    Choices:
  • console
  • host
  • file
  • user
Destination of the logs.
facility
-
Set logging facility.
files
-
Number of files to be archived, this is applicable if value of dest is file. The acceptable value is in range from 1 to 1000.
level
-
Set logging severity levels.
name
-
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 or connection: netconf.
For more information please see the Junos OS Platform Options guide.

A dict object containing connection details.
host
string / required
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
Default:
22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device. The port value will default to the well known SSH port of 22 (for transport=cli) or port 830 (for transport=netconf) 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
Default:
10
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.
rotate_frequency
-
Rotate log frequency in minutes, this is applicable if value of dest is file. The acceptable value is in range of 1 to 59. This controls the frequency after which log file is rotated.
size
-
Size of the file in archive, this is applicable if value of dest is file. The acceptable value is in range from 65536 to 1073741824 bytes.
state
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Notes

Note

  • This module requires the netconf system service be enabled on the remote device being managed.
  • Tested against vSRX JUNOS version 15.1X49-D15.4, vqfx-10000 JUNOS Version 15.1X53-D60.4.
  • Recommended connection is netconf. See the Junos OS Platform Options.
  • This module also works with local connections for legacy playbooks.
  • For information on using CLI and netconf see the Junos OS Platform Options guide
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the Ansible Network Guide
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage Juniper network devices see https://www.ansible.com/ansible-juniper.

Examples

- name: configure console logging
  junos_logging:
    dest: console
    facility: any
    level: critical

- name: remove console logging configuration
  junos_logging:
    dest: console
    state: absent

- name: configure file logging
  junos_logging:
    dest: file
    name: test
    facility: pfe
    level: error

- name: configure logging parameter
  junos_logging:
    files: 30
    size: 65536
    rotate_frequency: 10

- name: Configure file logging using aggregate
  junos_logging:
    dest: file
    aggregate:
    - name: test-1
      facility: pfe
      level: critical
    - name: test-2
      facility: kernel
      level: emergency
    active: True

- name: Delete file logging using aggregate
  junos_logging:
    aggregate:
    - { dest: file, name: test-1,  facility: pfe, level: critical }
    - { dest: file, name: test-2,  facility: kernel, level: emergency }
    state: absent

Return Values

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

Key Returned Description
diff.prepared
string
when configuration is changed and diff option is enabled.
Configuration difference before and after applying change.

Sample:
[edit system syslog] + [edit system syslog] file interactive-commands { ... } + file test { + pfe critical; + }


Status

Red Hat Support

More information about Red Hat’s support of this module is available from this Red Hat Knowledge Base article.

Authors

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)

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