syslog with separate filenames

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Sep 28th, 2008
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i have some 6 FWSM's in separate 6x6500 core switches..


i need to log messages on my ACE "permit ip any any log" with separate filenames on a syslog server. how would my syslog config looks like.

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cfajardo1_2 Mon, 09/29/2008 - 10:39
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sorry for not being so clear...

what i mean is the config on the FWSM

The platform makes no differnce, the fact it you configure the FWSM to send the syslogs to another device = syslog server.

In the syslog server you configure what you need.

You cannot tell the fwsm that you want the remote files to be saved in a particular format or with a specific just sends the syslog.


cfajardo1_2 Mon, 09/29/2008 - 23:14
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so how could we distinguish the logs from different fwsm

cfajardo1_2 Sat, 10/04/2008 - 01:58
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i know that we have tp do simething on the syslog server.. what iam asking is the fwsm configuration.

Yes - you can configure your nework devices to use "differenet" facility numbers, so your syslog server knows which device type is sending the syslog. it facility 17 is a firewall, facility 10 is a router.

BUT you STILL have to configure your syslog server to log the information by device name/ip address etc.

This cannot be done in the network device.



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