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released Jan 3rd 2019
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    ,
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    ,
    CentOS
    ,
    OracleLinux
    ,
    Scientific
    , SLES, SLED,
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ghoneycutt/rsyslog — version 0.26.0 Jan 3rd 2019

rsyslog module

===

Build Status

Module to manage rsyslog. Handles both local and remote logging.

Inspired by saz/rsyslog

This module will ensure that sysklogd is absent, which is needed on EL5.

===

Compatibility

This module has been tested to work on the following systems with the latest Puppet v3, v3 with future parser, v4, v5 and v6. See .travis.yml for the exact matrix of supported Puppet and ruby versions.

  • Debian 7
  • EL 5
  • EL 6
  • EL 7
  • Suse 10
  • Suse 11
  • Suse 12
  • Solaris 10
  • Solaris 11

===

Examples

Add the following entries to Hiera.

Using TLS such as with Papertrail

You will likely have a specific host/port for your account.

Centralized syslog server

Using rsyslog7

===

Parameters

package

Name of the rsyslog package. If use_tls is true, the default is the array ['rsyslog','rsyslog-gnutls'].

  • Default: 'rsyslog'

package_ensure

What state the package should be in. Valid values are 'present', 'absent', 'purged', 'held' and 'latest'.

  • Default: 'present'

package_provider

Change package provider.

  • Default: undef

pid_file

Path to pid file.

  • Default: based on platform

log_entries

Array of log entry lines for the rules section. One entry per line. It would be wise to keep it in sync with $logrotate_syslog_files option. 'USE_DEFAULTS' provides the module previous defaults values.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

logrotate_present

Enable logrotate.

  • Default: based on platform

logrotate_d_config_path

Path of the logrotate config file.

  • Default: '/etc/logrotate.d/syslog'

logrotate_d_config_owner

Owner of the logrotate config file.

  • Default: 'root'

logrotate_d_config_group

Group of the logrotate config file.

  • Default: 'root'

logrotate_d_config_mode

Mode of the logrotate config file.

  • Default: '0644'

logrotate_options

Array of options to be used for log rotation. 'USE_DEFAULTS' will choose the options based on the osfamily.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

logrotate_syslog_files

Array of files which should be log rotated by /etc/logrotate.d/syslog ($logrotate_d_config_path). 'USE_DEFAULTS' will choose the files based on the osfamily.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

config_path

Path of the rsyslog config file.

  • Default: '/etc/rsyslog.conf'

config_owner

Owner of the rsyslog config file.

  • Default: 'root'

config_group

Group of the rsyslog config file.

  • Default: 'root'

config_mode

Mode of the rsyslog config file.

  • Default: '0644'

sysconfig_path

Path of the rsyslog sysconfig config file.

  • Default: '/etc/sysconfig/rsyslog' # EL
  • Default: '/etc/default/rsyslog' # Debian

sysconfig_owner

Owner of the rsyslog sysconfig config file.

  • Default: 'root'

sysconfig_group

Group of the rsyslog sysconfig config file.

  • Default: 'root'

sysconfig_mode

Mode of the rsyslog sysconfig config file.

  • Default: '0644'

syslogd_options

String with startup options to pass to rsyslog.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS' based on platform

daemon

Name of the rsyslog service. 'USE_DEFAULTS' will choose the service name based on the osfamily. 'rsyslog' # RHEL, Debian 'syslog' # Suse

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

daemon_ensure

Whether a service should be running. Valid values are 'stopped' and 'running'.

  • Default: 'running'

daemon_enable

Whether a service should be enabled to start at boot. Valid values are true, false, 'manual'.

  • Default: true

is_log_server

Boolean to determine if the system syslog service is meant to receive messages from remote hosts.

  • Default: false

log_dir

Path to store logs, if $is_log_server is true.

  • Default: '/srv/logs'

log_dir_owner

Owner of the log directory.

  • Default: 'root'

log_dir_group

Group of the log directory.

  • Default: 'root'

log_dir_mode

Mode of the log directory.

  • Default: '0750'

remote_template

Template path to store logs from remote hosts, appended after log_dir

  • Default: '%HOSTNAME%/%$YEAR%-%$MONTH%-%$DAY%.log'

remote_logging

Boolean to determine whether to send logs remotely to a centralized logging service.

  • Default: false

rsyslog_conf_version

Format version of rsyslog.conf file format. Supported are version 2 (clients only), 3, 4 and 5. 'USE_DEFAULTS' will choose the version based on the installed package version.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

rsyslog_d_dir

Path to place rsyslog.d files.

  • Default: '/etc/rsyslog.d'

rsyslog_d_dir_owner

Owner of the rsyslog.d directory.

  • Default: 'root'

rsyslog_d_dir_group

Group of the rsyslog.d directory.

  • Default: 'root'

rsyslog_d_dir_mode

Mode of the rsyslog.d directory.

  • Default: '0755'

rsyslog_d_dir_purge

Boolean to purge unmanaged files from rsyslog.d

  • Default: true

rsyslog_fragments

Hash of fragments to pass to rsyslog::fragment

  • Default: undef

spool_dir

Path to place spool files.

  • Default: '/var/spool/rsyslog'

spool_dir_owner

Owner of the spool directory.

  • Default: 'root'

spool_dir_group

Group of the spool directory.

  • Default: 'root'

spool_dir_mode

Mode of the spool directory.

  • Default: '0700'

max_spool_size

Maximum disk space used by spool files. Uses one letter units such as k, m and g.

  • Default: '1g'

transport_protocol

Transport protocol used by rsyslog. Valid values are 'tcp' and 'udp'

  • Default: 'tcp'

log_server

String or array of server to send logs to if remote_logging is true.

Example:

OR

  • Default: "log.${::domain}"

log_server_port

Port of the server to send logs to if remote_logging is true.

  • Default: '514'

enable_tcp_server

Whether to enable tcp listening for the service. If undefined, set by $transport_protocol.

  • Default: undef

enable_udp_server

Whether to enable udp listening for the service. If undefined, set by $transport_protocol.

  • Default: undef

kernel_target

Target of kernel logs.

  • Default: '/var/log/messages'

emerg_target

Target of emergency messages as string. 'USE_DEFAULTS' decides depending on actually running rsyslog version.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

source_facilities

List of source facilities to be sent to remote log server. Only used if remote_logging is true.

  • Default: *.*

use_tls

Boolean to include directives related to using TLS.

  • Default: false

ca_file

Path to .pem for use with TLS. Required if use_tls is true.

  • Default: undef

permitted_peer

Permitted peer for TLS. Value of $ActionSendStreamDriverPermittedPeer setting in rsyslog.conf. Required if use_tls is true.

  • Default: undef

umask

The rsyslogd processes' umask. If not specified, the system-provided default is used. The value given must always be a 4-digit octal number, with the initial digit being zero.

  • Default: undef

file_create_mode

The creation mode with which rsyslogd creates new files. The value given must always be a 4-digit octal number, with the initial digit being zero.

  • Default: '0644'

dir_create_mode

The creation mode with which rsyslogd creates new directories.

  • Default: '0700'

work_directory

The default location for work (spool) files.

  • Default: '/var/lib/rsyslog'

journalstate_file

The journal state file used by rsyslog.

  • Default: 'imjournal.state'

mod_imjournal

Boolean for using the imjournal module. If set to 'USE_DEFAULTS', this will be chosen based on the platform.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

manage_devlog

Boolean for managing /dev/log. If set to 'USE_DEFAULTS', this will be chosen based on the platform.

  • Default: 'USE_DEFAULTS'

===

rsyslog::fragment define

Places a fragment in $rsyslog_d_dir directory

Parameters for rsyslog::fragment

ensure

Whether the file should exist or not. Possible values are file and absent.

  • Default: 'file'

content

String with contents of the fragment file.

  • Default: undef

Example usage