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options {syslog (level level | upto level level);}

Hierarchy Level

[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-instances routing-instance-name routing-options],[edit logical-systems logical-system-name routing-options],[edit routing-instances routing-instance-name routing-options],[edit routing-options]

Release Information

Statement introduced before JUNOS Release 7.4.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Configure the types of system logging messages sent about the routing protocols process to the system message logging file. These messages are also displayed on the system console. You can log messages at a particular level, or up to and including a particular level.


level level—Severity of the message. It can be one or more of the following levels, in order of decreasing urgency:

  • alert—Conditions that should be corrected immediately, such as a corrupted system database.
  • critical—Critical conditions, such as hard drive errors.
  • debug—Software debugging messages.
  • emergency—Panic or other conditions that cause the system to become unusable.
  • error—Standard error conditions.
  • info—Informational messages.
  • notice—Conditions that are not error conditions, but might warrant special handling.
  • warning—System warning messages.

upto level level—Log all messages up to a particular level.

Required Privilege Level

routing—To view this statement in the configuration.

routing-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Published: 2010-04-14

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