can a cisco syslog server log messages from numnerous pix's

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gfullage Sun, 12/21/2003 - 19:45
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One syslog server can receive logs from any number of devices. Just set all your PIX's up the same and send the log messages to the same address. There's a free syslog server software at www/ if you want to check it out, although you get better reporting functions if you buy the release version of this.

You can use the "logging device-id hostname" command to have the PIX send it's hostname as part of the syslog message, then you can easily see what messages belong to what PIX.

To manage 5 PIX's you're probably best off with using PDM, the GUI for configuring the PIX. You can download it here:

Here's the reference for it:


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