Setting Up Trap Logging

Sending router messages to a remote host running syslog is more useful than local logging methods, but it requires a little more work. In addition to configuring the router, you must set up a host to process the syslog messages. Syslog comes with most standard UNIX implementations and is available as an add-on service for Windows NT. Some resources for NT syslog are the following:

http://www.kiwi-enterprises.com/

http://www.adiscon.com/NTSLog/main.asp

http://www.cls.de/syslog/eindex.htm

Here is an IOS trap logging configuration example:

 Local-AS#config t Enter configuration commands, one per line. End with CNTL/Z. local-AS(config)#logging 130.140.55.216 local-AS(config)#logging trap informational local-AS(config)#logging ...

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