Syslog name should be FQDN

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Status: New Idea

I know there are many discussions regarding hostnames in syslog messages. Fact is that the current name e.g. ("U7HD,f08fc24a38ac,v3.9.41.9107") Type, MAC, Version does neither help in trouble shooting nor in security auditing!


According to rfc5424 6.4.2 hostname should consist of an FQDN (


Please change current implemented “hostname” format to FQDN as specified in rfc5424 to allow identifying a device over time, independent what version or mac address (,….) the device currently has. This would help in easier troubleshooting and being consistent for security analysis.

- tx


on ‎07-11-2018 02:46 PM
btw the USG is implemented in correct way 😉