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Add arbitrary syslog rules on clients

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Version information

  • 0.1.0 (latest)
released Oct 30th 2014
This version is compatible with:

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  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'jgazeley-syslog', '0.1.0'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add jgazeley-syslog
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install jgazeley-syslog --version 0.1.0

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Documentation

jgazeley/syslog — version 0.1.0 Oct 30th 2014

syslog

Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.

Overview

A one-maybe-two sentence summary of what the module does/what problem it solves. This is your 30 second elevator pitch for your module. Consider including OS/Puppet version it works with.

This module installs rsyslog on clients - it is not intended for syslog servers. It provides a resource type that can be used to insert arbitrary syslog rules.

Usage

Put the classes, types, and resources for customizing, configuring, and doing the fancy stuff with your module here.

To install rsyslog and its base config:

include syslog

To install an arbitrary syslog rule:

syslog::rule { 'radiusd-log':
  command => "if \$programname == \'radiusd\' then /var/log/radius/radius.log\n&~",
  order   => '12',
}

When using syslog::rule, you can use any valid rsyslog syntax.

Limitations

Written for CentOS 6. No testing on other platforms although it should be possible to make it work on pretty much everything with minimal changes.