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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-syslog-reliable-10.txt



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This draft is a work item of the Security Issues in Network Event Logging Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Reliable Delivery for Syslog
	Author(s)	: D. New, M. Rose
	Filename	: draft-ietf-syslog-reliable-10.txt
	Pages		: 37
	Date		: 18-Jul-01
	
The syslog protocol [1] describes a number of service options related
to propagating event messages.  This memo describes two mappings of
the syslog protocol to TCP connections, both useful for reliable
delivery of event messages.  The first provides a trivial mapping
maximizing backward compatibility.  The second provides a more
complete mapping.  Both provide a degree of robustness and security
in message delivery that is unavailable to the usual UDP-based syslog
protocol, by providing encryption and authentication over a
connection-oriented protocol.

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