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About This Guide
Cisco Connection Online
About This Guide
This preface describes:
•Cisco Connection Online
This guide describes the system log messages generated by the PIX Firewall, version 4.2(2) and later.
This guide is intended for network managers who perform any of the following tasks:
•Managing network security
•Configuring, administering, and troubleshooting firewalls
This guide assumes that you are familiar with the commands and configuration options described in the Configuration Guide for the PIX Firewall. In addition, you should be familiar with the network within which the PIX Firewall operates.
This guide is organized as follows:
•"" describes the system log message function, and explains the format of log messages.
•"" lists the system log messages, indicates the probable cause of each message, and provides instructions for resolving the condition that caused the log message.
•"" lists message numbers and text by each severity level.
This guide uses the following conventions:
•Filenames, directory names, and arguments for which you supply values are in italics.
•The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Ctrl (control). To enter a control key; for example, ^z, hold down the Ctrl key while you press the z key.
•Command names, keys, buttons, and keywords in text are shown in boldface. The PIX Firewall commands are described in detail in the Configuration Guide for the PIX Firewall.
•Variables in command syntax descriptions are shown in italics. Command options in square brackets [ ] can be optionally entered, and parameters separated by a vertical bar ( | ) require you to enter one parameter, but not the other(s).
•Examples depict screen displays and the command line in
•Information you need to enter in examples is shown in boldface screen font.
•Variables for which you must supply a value are shown in italic screen font.
•Selecting a menu item (or screen) is indicated by the following convention:
Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.
Cisco Connection Online
Cisco Connection Online (CCO) is Cisco Systems' primary, real-time support channel. Maintenance customers and partners can self-register on CCO to obtain additional information and services.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, CCO provides a wealth of standard and value-added services to Cisco's customers and business partners. CCO services include product information, product documentation, software updates, release notes, technical tips, the Bug Navigator, configuration notes, brochures, descriptions of service offerings, and download access to public and authorized files.
CCO serves a wide variety of users through two interfaces that are updated and enhanced simultaneously: a character-based version and a multimedia version that resides on the World Wide Web (WWW). The character-based CCO supports Zmodem, Kermit, Xmodem, FTP, and Internet e-mail, and it is excellent for quick access to information over lower bandwidths. The WWW version of CCO provides richly formatted documents with photographs, figures, graphics, and video, as well as hyperlinks to related information.
You can access CCO in the following ways:
•Modem: From North America, 408 526-8070; from Europe, 33 1 64 46 40 82. Use the following terminal settings: VT100 emulation; databits: 8; parity: none; stop bits: 1; and connection rates up to 28.8 kbps.
For a copy of CCO's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), contact email@example.com. For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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