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vyos_logging – Manage logging on network devices

New in version 2.4.

Synopsis

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

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
aggregate
-
List of logging definitions.
dest
-
    Choices:
  • console
  • file
  • global
  • host
  • user
Destination of the logs.
facility
-
Set logging facility.
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
-
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
- / 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
-
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
-
Default:
22
Specifies the port to use when building the connection to the remote device.
ssh_keyfile
-
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
-
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
-
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
-
    Choices:
  • present ←
  • absent
State of the logging configuration.

Notes

Note

  • Tested against VYOS 1.1.7
  • For more information on using Ansible to manage network devices see the Ansible Network Guide

Examples

- name: configure console logging
  vyos_logging:
    dest: console
    facility: all
    level: crit

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

- name: configure file logging
  vyos_logging:
    dest: file
    name: test
    facility: local3
    level: err

- name: Add logging aggregate
  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_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
always
The list of configuration mode commands to send to the device

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


Status

Red Hat Support

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

Authors

  • Trishna Guha (@trishnaguha)

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