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console (System Logging)


Hierarchy Level


Configure the logging of system messages to the system console. Log messages include priority information, which is information about log messages’ facility and severity levels.


facility—Class (type) of messages to log. To specify multiple classes, include multiple facility severity statements.

severity—Severity of the messages that belong to the facility specified by the paired facility name. Messages with severities of the specified level and higher are logged. You can specify the minimum severity level of a message.


For a list of the facilities and message severities, see Junos OS System Logging Facilities.

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.