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    System Event Logs

    An event is a problem, a configuration change, or some other noteworthy incident that occurs on the system. Events generate system log messages. BTI7800 system logs provide the following information:

    Table 1: System Log Information

    Message Type

    Log Description

    Information Displayed

    Audit

    Messages associated with user login and logout events.

    Username

    User group

    Time

    Interface used to access (if available)

    Login/Logout

    Configuration

    Messages associated with system configuration, including modifications and deletions.

    Username

    Time

    Creating/Modification/Deletion

    Committed configuration changes.

    Command action

    Messages associated with system commands.

    Username

    Time

    Command

    Command success/failure

    Operational state change logs

    Messages associated with changes to the following:

    1. Interface Operational State
    2. Alarms/Conditions Raised/Cleared
    3. Equipment Operational State

    Time

    Interface/Equipment/Entity Name

    State/Alarm/Condition

    You can generate and collect system log files using the CLI. The following table lists the logging commands.

    Table 2: CLI Logging Commands

    Command Mode

    Command

    Description

    Operational

    logging archives

    Provides copy, remove and show functions for system logs.

    Configuration

    logging customer-log facility-id

    Sets the facility identifier in customer log files.

    logging logrotate

    Manages the system log files. This command provides the following functions:

    • Sets the period that a log file is kept.
    • Specifies the remote server to which to move the log file when the log file is rotated out of local storage.
    • Sets the number of log files to keep in local storage.
    • Sets the size of the log files.

    logging module

    Specifies the software module for which you want to collect event data.

    logging protocol

    Specifies the protocol for which you want to collect event data.

    logging remote-server

    Specifies remote syslog servers that receive a copy of the system log files. You can configure up to four servers.

    For detailed CLI command information, refer to the BTI7800 Series Command Line Reference Guide.

    Modified: 2017-04-13