Technical Documentation



structured-data {brief;}

Hierarchy Level

[edit system syslog file filename]

Release Information

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 8.3.

Statement introduced in JUNOS Release 9.0 for EX Series switches.


Write system log messages to the log file in structured-data format, which complies with Internet draft draft-ietf-syslog-protocol-23, The syslog Protocol (

Note: When this statement is included, other statements that specify the format for messages written to the file are ignored (the explicit-priority statement at the [edit system syslog file filename] hierarchy level and the time-format statement at the [edit system syslog] hierarchy level).

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Published: 2010-04-26