Syslog

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Description:

Protocol suite: TCP/IP.
Protocol type:Application layer protocol.
Ports: 514 (UDP) server.
601 (TCP) syslog-conn.
6514 (TCP) over TLS.
SNMP MIBs:iso.org.dod.internet.mgmt.mib-2.syslogTCMIB (1.3.6.1.2.1.173).
Working groups: sip, Session Initiation Protocol.
syslog, Security Issues in Network Event Logging.
Links:

RFC 3164:

The total length of the packet MUST be 1024 bytes or less. There is no minimum length of the syslog message although sending a syslog packet with no contents is worthless and SHOULD NOT be transmitted.


MAC header IP | IPv6 header UDP header Syslog message Data :::

Packet format:

ASCII text.


Glossary:


RFCs:

[RFC 3195] Reliable Delivery for syslog.

[RFC 5424] The Syslog Protocol.

[RFC 5425] Transport Layer Security (TLS) Transport Mapping for Syslog.

[RFC 5426] Transmission of Syslog Messages over UDP.

[RFC 5427] Textual Conventions for Syslog Management.

[RFC 6587] Transmission of Syslog Messages over TCP.


Publications:


Obsolete RFCs:

[RFC 3164] The BSD syslog Protocol.


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