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Cisco Bug: CSCsz25540 - MARS: Parsing error for IOS FW syslog %FW-6-DROP_TCP_PKT:

Last Modified

Feb 22, 2014

Products (1)

  • Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System

Known Affected Releases

6.0(3) 6.0.2

Description (partial)


Syslog messages %FW-6-DROP_TCP_PKT: about packets dropped by IOS Firewall are not recognized (not parsed) by MARS 6.x.  These messages are displayed by MARS as Raw events, marked with "Parsing error or event type unknown: "


- IOS Firewall is configured to log all dropped packets by "ip inspect log drop-pkt"

- IOS router is added to MARS as "IOS 12.4" device type

- IOS router is configured to send syslogs to MARS
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