Last Updated on August 1, 2021 by Admin 2
You are reading the output of a Syslog message.
What type of information is contained in the facility section?
- message type (UDP or TCP)
- process that submitted the message
- relationship to other messages
- security level
The facility section identifies the process or application that submitted the message.
The relationship to other messages is contained in the priority section.
The security level of the message is contained in the severity section.
The message type is contained in the transport section.
Syslog messages and SNMP traps trigger notification messages that can be sent via email and SMS. A syslog server receives and stores log messages sent from syslog clients. A syslog client sends logging information to a syslog server. A syslog server ensures that a network administrator can review device error information from a central location.
Objective: Host-Based Analysis
Sub-Objective: Interpret these operating system log data to identify an event: Windows security event logs, Unix-based syslog, Apache access logs, IIS access logs