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Cisco Router Firewall Security by Richard A. Deal

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Chapter 18. Logging Events

This chapter discusses how to set up logging on your perimeter router. Logging is an important process in keeping track of events that occur in your network, especially on your perimeter router. On your perimeter router, you definitely will want to keep track of intrusions and attacks, and the router’s logging function can greatly assist in this process.

In this chapter, you learn how to use the various log facilities of a Cisco router, including the console, buffer, and syslog locations. Because timing and time stamps are important for understanding the sequence of events, this chapter covers how to set up time on your router, including manual time settings and the Network Time Protocol (NTP).

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