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          rfc3164                                                       
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        RFC 3164

        Title:      The BSD Syslog Protocol
        Author(s):  C. Lonvick
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       August 2001
        Mailbox:    clonvick@cisco.com
        Pages:      29
        Characters: 72951
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-syslog-syslog-12.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3164.txt


This document describes the observed behavior of the syslog
protocol.  This protocol has been used for the transmission of
event notification messages across networks for many years.  While
this protocol was originally developed on the University of
California Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) TCP/IP system
implementations, its value to operations and management has led
it to be ported to many other operating systems as well as being
embedded into many other networked devices.

This document is a product of the Security Issues in Network Event
Logging Working Group of the IETF.

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