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Aruba 2920 Switch – How is a Syslog server configured?

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Q:

How is a Syslog server configured?



A:

In the following example the switch is configured to use the Syslog server at the IP address 10.254.1.1.


********** Syslog Configuration/Verification **********


Rack2sw1# show config | include logging

logging 10.254.1.21


Rack2sw1# show syslog config

 Syslog Configuration

 Syslog Facility : user
 Syslog Severity : debug
 Syslog System Module : all-pass
 Syslog Priority Description :

 Syslog Server Details

  Syslog Server Address/Host Name     L4  Port   Syslog Control Descr PerIp
  ----------------------------------- --- ------ -------------------- -----
  10.254.1.21                         UDP 514                         No


********** Trigger the Syslog message 184 **********


Rack2sw1# clear logging

Rack2sw1# show logging -r

 Keys:   W=Warning   I=Information
         M=Major     D=Debug E=Error
----  Reverse event Log listing: Events Since Boot  ----
I 01/02/90 06:24:19 00184 mgr: Log cleared as a result of  'clear logging'
            command
----  Top of Log : Events Listed = 1  ---


********** Wireshark Trace **********


Ethernet II, Src: 94:18:82:a3:65:40 (94:18:82:a3:65:40), Dst: Vmware_95:5b:6f (00:50:56:95:5b:6f)
Internet Protocol, Src: 10.254.1.2 (10.254.1.2), Dst: 10.254.1.21 (10.254.1.21)
User Datagram Protocol, Src Port: syslog (514), Dst Port: syslog (514)
Syslog message: USER.INFO: Jan  2 06:24:19 10.254.1.2 00184 mgr:  Log cleared as a result of 'clear logging' command
    0000 1... = Facility: USER - random user-level messages (1)
    .... .110 = Level: INFO - informational (6)
    Message: Jan  2 06:24:19 10.254.1.2 00184 mgr:  Log cleared as a result of 'clear logging' command

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