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Introduction

Logging is an integral component of the FortiSwitch system. This document provides the FortiSwitch event log messages and their meanings, organized by category.

Priority levels

The Severity field indicates the priority of the log message with emergency being the highest priority and debug being the lowest priority.

Severity

Description

Emergency

The system is unusable or not responding.

Alert

Immediate action required. Used in security logs.

Critical

Functionality is affected.

Error

An error exists and functionality could be affected.

Warning

Functionality could be affected.

Notification

Information about normal events.

Information

General information about system operations. Used in event logs to record configuration changes.

Debug

Debug information.

Introduction

Logging is an integral component of the FortiSwitch system. This document provides the FortiSwitch event log messages and their meanings, organized by category.

Priority levels

The Severity field indicates the priority of the log message with emergency being the highest priority and debug being the lowest priority.

Severity

Description

Emergency

The system is unusable or not responding.

Alert

Immediate action required. Used in security logs.

Critical

Functionality is affected.

Error

An error exists and functionality could be affected.

Warning

Functionality could be affected.

Notification

Information about normal events.

Information

General information about system operations. Used in event logs to record configuration changes.

Debug

Debug information.