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Interpreting Event Messages

 

The following output shows a sample event message.

Table 1 describes the fields for an event message. If the system logging utility cannot determine the value in a particular field, a hyphen ( - ) appears instead.

Table 1: Fields in Event Messages

FieldDescriptionExamples

timestamp

Time when the message was generated, in one of two representations:

  • MMM-DD HH:MM:SS.MS+/-HH:MM, is the month, day, hour, minute, second and millisecond in local time. The hour and minute that follows the plus sign (+) or minus sign (-) is the offset of the local time zone from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

  • YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.MSZ is the year, month, day, hour, minute, second and millisecond in UTC.

Feb 27 02:33:04 is the timestamp expressed as local time in the United States.
2012-02-27T09:17:15.719Z is 2:33 AM UTC on 27 Feb 2012.

hostname

Name of the host that originally generated the message.

router1

process

Name of the Junos OS process that generated the message.

mgd

processID

UNIX process ID (PID) of the Junos OS process that generated the message.

4153

TAG

Junos OS system log message tag, which uniquely identifies the message.

UI_DBASE_LOGOUT_EVENT

username

Username of the user initiating the event.

“admin”

message-text

English-language description of the event .

set: [system radius-server 1.2.3.4 secret]

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