Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers
RFC 6302

Approval announcement
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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: RFC Editor <rfc-editor@rfc-editor.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.