Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Logging recommendations for Internet facing servers' to BCP (draft-ietf-intarea-server-logging-recommendations-04.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Logging recommendations for Internet facing servers' (draft-ietf-intarea-server-logging-recommendations-04.txt) as a BCP This document is the product of the Internet Area Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Jari Arkko and Ralph Droms. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-intarea-server-logging-recommendations/
Technical Summary In the wake of IPv4 exhaustion and deployment of IP address sharing techniques, this document recommends that Internet facing servers log port number and accurate timestamps in addition to the incoming IP address. Working Group Summary There is solid WG consensus behind the recommendation being made by this document Document Quality The recommendation is already implemented in a certain number of situations. Personnel The Document Shepherd is Julien Laganier and the responsible Area Director is Jari Arkko.