Syslog and Cisco

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Sat Nov 1 09:44:11 PST 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-01 at 12:33, list wrote:
> I am trying to send cisco's syslog to Syslogd and i have been unsuccessful. I 
> have modified the syslog.conf to list local6.*	/var/log/cisco. I have changed 
> rc.conf to start syslog with -a and removed the -s command. I have checked 
> with logger. While using the logger from FreeBsd i am able to log meesage in 
> to the cisco.log file. However from network i am not able to do so. I looked 
> tcpdump see the packets but nothing shows in cisco.log or to all the other 
> log files.

By default, Cisco devices use the local7 facility.  Are you sure you

logging facility local6 (IOS)
set logging server facility local6 (CatOS)

on your device(s)?


> thanks
> Khursheed Siddiqui
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