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source-address (System Logging)


Hierarchy Level


Specify a source address to record in system log messages that are directed to a remote machine.


source-address—A valid IP address configured on one of the device interfaces. For system logging, the address is recorded as the message source in messages sent to the remote machines specified in all host hostname statements at the [edit system syslog] hierarchy level, but not for messages directed to the other Routing Engine.

routing-instance routing-instance-name—(Optional) The routing instance name in which the source address is defined.

  • Default: The primary address of the interface

Required Privilege Level

system—To view this statement in the configuration.

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

Release Information

Statement introduced before Junos OS Release 7.4.