enable syslog

enable syslog


Enables logging to all remote syslog host targets.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or variables.



Usage Guidelines

To enable remote logging, you must do the following:
  • Configure the syslog host to accept and log messages.

  • Enable remote logging by using the enable syslog command.

  • Configure remote logging by using the configure syslog command.

When you use the enable syslog command, the exporting process of the syslog begins. This command also determines the initial state of an added remote syslog target.


The following command enables logging to all remote syslog hosts:

enable syslog


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.