6.5.6 Check Your Understanding – Syslog Operation Answers

1. Refer to the following syslog output to answer the questions.

*Jun 12 17:46:01.619: %IFMGR-7-NO_IFINDEX_FILE: Unable to open nvram:/ifIndex-table No such file or directory

Refer to the syslog output. What security level generated the message?

  • Error
  • Informational
  • Warning
  • Debugging

Explanation: The severity level of this syslog message is Level 7 which corresponds with debugging.

2. Refer to the syslog output. What is the mnemonic for this syslog message?

  • IFMGR
  • Unable to open nvram
  • NO_IFINDEX_FILE
  • ifIndex-table

Explanation: The format of syslog message is:
seq no: timestamp: %facility-severity-MNEMONIC: description
Therefore, the mnemonic in this message is
NO_IFINDEX_FILE.

3. Refer to the syslog output. What is the syslog reporting facility?

  • IFMGR
  • NO_IFINDEX_FILE
  • IFMGR-7
  • ifIndex-table

Explanation: The format of syslog message is:
seq no: timestamp: %facility-severity-MNEMONIC: description.
Therefore, the reporting facility in this message
IFMGR.


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