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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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Syslog

Syslog allows a computer or device to deliver messages to another computer or device. Syslog messages are text messages with a particular formatting that associate a facility, severity, and/or priority with a message. The syslog messages have different severity levels, as indicated by the number in the message. These severity levels are essentially a measure of the criticality of a system event. The following image shows the various syslog severity levels and their corresponding meaning:

Figure 7: Syslog severity levels

As an example, consider the following syslog message:

%SYS-5-RELOAD: Reload Requested 

This syslog message has a severity ...

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