BCP 162

RFC 6302

Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers, June 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6302.txt
File formats:
Plain TextPDF
Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
A. Durand
I. Gashinsky
D. Lee
S. Sheppard
Stream:
IETF
Source:
intarea (int)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC6302

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Abstract

In the wake of IPv4 exhaustion and deployment of IP address sharing techniques, this document recommends that Internet-facing servers log port number and accurate timestamps in addition to the incoming IP address. This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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