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A centralized syslog server must be deployed in the management network.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-8060 NET1025 SV-8546r2_rule Low
Maintaining an audit trail of system activity logs can help identify configuration errors, understand past intrusions, troubleshoot service disruptions, and react to probes and scans of the network.
Network Infrastructure Policy Security Technical Implementation Guide 2017-03-02


Check Text ( C-7441r2_chk )
Review the network topology and verify that a syslog server is located within the management network. Note the IP address as documented on the management network topology and verify that this is what is configured on the network elements as the host device for sending syslog data.

If a centralized syslog server has not been deployed in the management network, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-7635r2_fix)
Stand up a syslog server and connect it to the management network. Configure all managed network elements to send syslog data to the syslog server.