Using the Event Management System/Logging

We use the general term event for any type of occurrence on a switch that could generate a log message or require an action.

For example, a link going down, a user logging in, a command entered on the command line, or the software executing a debugging statement, are all events that might generate a log message. The system for saving, displaying, and filtering events is called the EMS (Event Management System). With EMS, you have many options about which events generate log messages, where the messages are sent, and how they are displayed.

Using EMS you can:

EMS supports IPv6 as a parameter for filtering events.