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Configuring Local System Logging for Next Gen Services

You must enable global system logging for Next Gen Services in order to perform event mode system logging. See, Enabling Global System Logging for Next Gen Services.

To send Next Gen Services log messages to a file on the local router, you’ll need to configure system logging for event mode. This procedure describes this configuration process.


For Next Gen Services, syslogs are always set at the service-set level. You must perform this procedure for each service-set for which you want to collect logs.

To configure event mode logging for Next Gen Services:

  1. Specify the filename to send log messages to.
  2. Specify the name of the service-set for which you want to log messages.

    For example specify the service-set name to ss1.

  3. Specify the security transport protocol for syslog messages.
  4. Enable event mode system logging for the service-set.
  5. Specify the rate at which log messages are sent per second.
  6. Specify a local tag name for the log messages.
  7. Specify the categories for which you want to collect events.

    For example, to collect logs for stateful firewall, sessions and NAT: