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BCP 162

RFC 6302

"Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers", June 2011

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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
A. Durand
I. Gashinsky
D. Lee
S. Sheppard
Stream:
IETF
Source:
intarea (int)

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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.


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