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net_logging - Manage logging on network devices

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

  • This module provides declarative management of logging on network devices.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
List of logging definitions.
dest
    Choices:
  • console
  • host
Destination of the logs.
facility
Set logging facility.
level
Set logging severity levels.
name
If value of dest is host it indicates file-name the host name to be notified.
purge Default:
no
Purge logging not defined in the aggregate parameter.
state
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Examples

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

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

- name: configure host logging
  net_logging:
    dest: host
    name: 192.0.2.1
    facility: kernel
    level: critical

- name: Configure file logging using aggregate
  net_logging:
    dest: file
    aggregate:
    - name: test-1
      facility: pfe
      level: critical
    - name: test-2
      facility: kernel
      level: emergency
- name: Delete file logging using aggregate
  net_logging:
    dest: file
    aggregate:
    - name: test-1
      facility: pfe
      level: critical
    - 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
commands
list
always, except for the platforms that use Netconf transport to manage the device.
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

Sample:
['logging console critical']


Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as network which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Network Team. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Network Team, see here.

Support

For more information about Red Hat’s support of this module, please refer to this Knowledge Base article

Author

  • Ganesh Nalawade (@ganeshrn)

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