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Security Logging Configuration Page Options

J-Web enables you to forward logs using stream mode and event mode. All the categories can be configured for sending specific category logs to different log servers in stream mode log forwarding.


  1. Select Configure>Device Setup>Basic Settings>Security Logging in the J-Web user interface.

    The Security Logging configuration page appears.

    Note Starting in Junos OS 19.1R1, Security Logging page supports only Stream Mode.

  2. Select Apply to apply the security log settings.

Table 114: Security Logging Configuration Page

Field FunctionAction


Enables the security logging.

Select this option to enable logging.

Note: Starting in Junos OS Release 19.1R1, the Enable Traffic Logs option is available for user logical system and tenants.

UTC Timestamp

Allows use of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) for security log timestamps.

Select this option to enable UTC Timestamp.

Log On

Provides log on types for logging.

Select Source Address or Source Interface.

IP Address

Specifies a source IP address or the IP address used when exporting security logs.

Enter the IP address.


Specifies the interface of the log source.

Select the interface from the list.


Specifies the format in which the logs are stored.

Select the logging format. By default, None logging format is selected.

Options available are:

  • binary—Binary encoded text to conserve resources.

  • SD-Syslog—Structured system log file.

  • Syslog—Traditional system log file.

Transport Protocol

Specifies the type of transport protocol to be used to log the data.

Select the logging transport protocol. By default, None is selected.

Options available are:

  • TCP—Set the transport protocol to TCP.

  • UDP—Set the transport protocol to UDP.

  • TLS—Set the transport protocol to TLS.

Syslog Server

Enables you to configure syslog servers. You can configure a maximum of three syslog servers.

Select an option:

  • To create syslog server, click +, enter the following details and then click OK.

    • Name—Enter the name of the new stream configuration.

    • Save At—Select the location from the drop-down list to save the stream.

    • Type—Select a format in which the logs are stored from the drop-down list.

      The log types are:

      • Structure

      • Standard

      • Web

    • Host—Enter the IP address for the stream host name.

  • To edit an existing syslog server, select it and click Edit. Then, edit the saving mode, streaming type, and host in the Edit Syslog page and click OK.

  • To delete an existing syslog server, select it and click Delete.

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