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Cisco Bug: CSCtb01492 - ENH: IPS: /var/log/messages should persist across reboots

Last Modified

Feb 22, 2014

Products (11)

  • Cisco IPS 4200 Series Sensors
  • Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Intrusion Detection System (IDSM-2) Services Module
  • Cisco IPS 4255 Sensor
  • Cisco IPS 4260 Sensor
  • Cisco IPS 4270-20 Sensor
  • Cisco Intrusion Prevention System Network Module
  • Cisco IPS 4240 Sensor
  • Cisco ASA Advanced Inspection and Prevention Security Services Card
  • Cisco IPS Sensor Software Version 6.2
  • Cisco ASA Advanced Inspection and Prevention (AIP) Security Services Module
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Known Affected Releases

6.2(3)E4 7.0(1)

Description (partial)


The IPS sensor "show tech" output contains only the /var/log/messages file that was created after the most recent reboot.


Sensor is rebooted, either manually or automatically due to a failure, and a show tech is generated and analyzed after the reboot.
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