unconfigure policy syslog

unconfigure policy syslog {machine-readable} {extended-format} {every-time}


Resets Syslog parameters for policy rules to their default settings.

Syntax Description

syslog Designates unconfiguring selected Syslog parameters for policy rules.
machine-readable Clears the control for device formatting of rule usage messages to the default setting of disabled (decimal format).
extended-format Clears the control for extended rule usage message formatting to the default setting of disabled (not extended).
every-time Sets the Syslog message sent on rule usage to the default of on first usage only (disabled).


By default, Syslog messages are only sent on first use of a rule.

By default, extended-format and machine-readable are disabled (not extended and in decimal format).

Usage Guidelines

This command allows you to reset parameters to their defaults for Syslog messages that are sent when a policy rule is used as set up in the command configure policy rule profile_index [{app-signature group group name name} | ether ether | icmp6type icmp6type | icmptype icmptype | ip6dest ip6dest |ipdestsocket ipdestsocket | ipfrag | ipproto ipproto | ipsourcesocket ipsourcesocket | iptos iptos | ipttl ipttl | macdest macdest | macsource macsource | port port | tcpdestportIP tcpdestportIP | tcpsourceportIP tcpsourceportIP | udpdestportIP udpdestportIP | udpsourceportIP udpsourceportIP ] {mask mask } {port-string [ port_string | all]} {storage-type [non-volatile | volatile]} {drop | forward} {syslog syslog} {trap trap} {cos cos } {mirror-destination control_index} {clear-mirror} .


The following clears the setting for when Syslog messages are sent when a rule is used to the default of only on first rule usage:

#unconfigure policy syslog every-time


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.2.

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.