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Description: The lab exercise explains the configuration of syslog on cisco routers
Syslog Server logging: The router can use syslog to forward log messages to external syslog servers for storage. This type of logging is not enabled by default.
Syslog command syntax:
Router(config)#logging on: In order to ensure that logging is enabled, issue the logging on command.
Router(config)#logging host : Specifies the syslog server by IP address or host name; you can specify multiple servers.
Router(config)# logging trap level : Specifies the kind of messages, by severity level, to be sent to
the syslog server. The default is informational and lower. The possible values for level are as follows:
Router(config)#logging facility facility-type: Specifies the facility level used by the syslog messages; the default is local7. Possible values are local0, local1, local2, local3, local4, local5, local6, and local7.
1. Enter into global configuration mode
2. To ensure that logging is enabled, issue the logging on command
3. Specify syslog server ip address
4. Instructs the system to timestamp syslog messages
5. Specify the kind of messages, by severity level, to be sent to the syslog server.
6. Specify the facility level used by the syslog messages; the default is local7.
7. Display logging configuration
Please refer to the CertExams.com Network Simulator software for complete lab with commands.