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How to configure Syslog on Juniper EX Series Switches


These instructions assume:

  • The date, time, and time zone are set correctly on the switch.
  • You have Telnet or SSH credentials and admin access to your switch.
  • The IP address of your Auvik collector is known. You can find this in the Syslog >  Summary tab in the Export Information column.

Configure Syslog

  1. Telnet or SSH into the switch.
  2. Enter the command-line interface typing cli and enter the Junos OS configuration mode by typing configure.
  3. Run the following commands. Replace <AuvikCollectorIP> with the IP address of your Auvik collector.
set system syslog user * any emergency
set system syslog host <AuvikCollectorIP> port 514 any any
set system syslog file messages any warning
set system syslog file messages authorization info
set system syslog file interactive-commands interactive-commands any
write memory

Confirm the settings

Run the following command to confirm the configuration:

show system syslog
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