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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.