[rfc-dist] BCP 162, RFC 6302 on Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers

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        BCP 162        
        RFC 6302

        Title:      Logging Recommendations for Internet-Facing Servers 
        Author:     A. Durand, I. Gashinsky,
                    D. Lee, S. Sheppard
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2011
        Mailbox:    adurand at juniper.net, 
                    igor at yahoo-inc.com, 
                    donn at fb.com,  Scott.Sheppard at att.com
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 10039
        See Also:   BCP0162

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-intarea-server-logging-recommendations-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6302.txt

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.

This document is a product of the Internet Area Working Group Working Group of the IETF.

BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for 
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