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show security log file



Enables you to view event-mode log files stored on the device in binary and protobuf format.

Required Privilege Level


Output Fields

Table 1 lists the output fields for the show security log file command. Output fields are listed in the approximate order in which they appear.

Table 1: show security log file Output Fields

Field Name

Field Description

Event time

The timestamp when the security event was received.


The message describing the security event.

Sample Output

show security log file

show security log file test1.pb

Release Information

Command introduced in Junos OS Release 12.1.