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Puppet Enterprise module for saz/rsyslog


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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Aug 13th 2013

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'puppetlabs-vcli_rsyslog', '0.0.1'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add puppetlabs-vcli_rsyslog
Learn more about using this module with an existing project

Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install puppetlabs-vcli_rsyslog --version 0.0.1

Direct download is not typically how you would use a Puppet module to manage your infrastructure, but you may want to download the module in order to inspect the code.

Tags: rsyslog, vcli


puppetlabs/vcli_rsyslog — version 0.0.1 Aug 13th 2013


Table of Contents

  1. Overview - What is the vcli_rsyslog module?
  2. Module Description - What does the module do?
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with vcli_rsyslog


The vcli_rsyslog module will set up required components to send some Puppet Enterprise logs to vCenter Log Insight.

Module Description

This module is a wrapper to the module saz/rsyslog that defines a set of imifile entries to be used by rsyslog. These entries are the logs that Puppet Enterprise is not currently sending to via a syslog facility and instead directly to file.


What the vcli_rsyslog module affects:

  • rsyslog, a syslog service

Installing vcli_rsyslog

example% puppet module install puppetlabs/vcli_rsyslog

Beginning with vcli_rsyslog

Using vcli_syslog is simple add the vcli_rsyslog class to any node you want to have logs forwarding to vC Log Insight. When adding the class you will need to define the IP or hostname of your instance of vC Log Insight.

class { 'vcli_rsyslog': server => '', }