List the current debug status for both Syslog logging and
Figure C-12. Example of Show Debug Status
Rebooting the Switch or pressing the Reset button resets the
logging (destination) If any SyslogD server IP addresses are in the startup-config file,
Session (destination) Disabled.
All (event type)
Event (event type)
Debug commands do not affect message output to the Event Log.
As a separate option, invoking debug with the event option causes the
switch to send Event Log messages to whatever debug destination(s) you
configure (session and/or logging), as well as to the Event Log.
Ensure that your Syslog server(s) will accept Debug messages. All
Syslog messages the switch generates carry the configured facility. All
Syslog messages resulting from debug operation carry a "debug" severity.
If you configure the switch to transmit debug messages to a SyslogD
Using Logging To Identify Problem Sources
Shows that Syslog logging is enabled
and sending event messages to the user
facility on the SyslogD server at IP
Shows that session logging is operating
through another session. (You can take
control of session logging by executing
debug destination session in the
session you are currently using.)
Effect of a Reboot or Reset
they are saved across a reboot and the logging destination
option remains enabled. Otherwise, the logging destination is
If a Syslog server is configured in the startup-config file, resets
to enabled, regardless of prior setting. Disabled if no Syslog
server is configured.