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Saving System Log Messages to a File (SRC CLI)


Use the following statements to configure the system log server to store messages in a file:


By default, message files are stored in the /var/log directory. Log files are rotated and compressed according to the settings in the logrotate utility.

To configure the system log server to send messages to a file on the local C Series Controller:

  1. From configuration mode, access the configuration statement that configures the system log server.

  2. Specify the name of the file to store messages, and group and severity level for the messages.

    For example, to configure the system log server to save critical messages generated by authentication and authorization attempts to the file named access: