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Cisco Aironet


You can integrate Cisco Aironet devices with JSA.

A Cisco Aironet DSM accepts Cisco Emblem Format events by using syslog. Before you configure JSA to integrate with a Cisco Aironet device, you must configure your Cisco Aironet appliance to forward syslog events.

To configure Cisco Aironet to forward events:

  1. Establish a connection to the Cisco Aironet device by using one of the following methods:
    • Telnet to the wireless access point

    • Access the console

  2. Type the following command to access privileged EXEC mode:


  3. Type the following command to access global configuration mode:

    config terminal

  4. Type the following command to enable message logging:

    logging on

  5. Configure the syslog facility. The default is local7.

    logging <facility>

    where <facility> is, for example, local7.

  6. Type the following command to log messages to your JSA:

    logging <IP address>

    where <IP address> is IP address of your JSA.

  7. Enable timestamp on log messages:

    service timestamp log datatime

  8. Return to privileged EXEC mode:


  9. View your entries:

    show running-config

  10. Save your entries in the configuration file:

    copy running-config startup-config

    The configuration is complete. The log source is added to JSA as Cisco Aironet events are automatically discovered. Events that are forwarded to JSA by Cisco Aironet appliances are displayed on the Log Activity tab of JSA.

Syslog Log Source Parameters for Cisco Aironet

If JSA does not automatically detect the log source, add a Cisco Aironet log source on the JSA Console by using the syslog protocol.

When using the syslog protocol, there are specific parameters that you must use.

The following table describes the parameters that require specific values to collect syslog events from Cisco Aironet:

Table 1: Syslog Log Source Parameters for the Cisco Aironet DSM



Log Source type

Cisco Aironet

Protocol Configuration


Log Source Identifier

Type the IP address or host name for the log source.

The identifier helps you determine which events came from your Cisco Aironet appliance.