Chapter 5. Implementing a Highly Available Network

This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:

Implementing network logging

Service Level Agreements (SLA)

Implementing Network Logging

Configuring Syslog

Cisco routers and switches are capable of logging information relating to a number of different kinds of events that occur—configuration changes, ACL violations, interface status, and so on. Cisco network devices can direct these log messages to several different locations: console, terminal lines, memory buffers, SNMP traps, or an external syslog server.

To get the most out of your device log messages, it is imperative that your devices display the correct time; using NTP helps facilitate your routers ...

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