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Cisco Bug: CSCuj69650 - ASA block new conns with "logging permit-hostdown" & TCP syslog is down

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Jun 18, 2020

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  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

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Description (partial)

The "logging permit-hostdown" command doesn't disable the feature to block new connections when a TCP-based syslog server is down.

This behaviour is observed in multi-context config on ASA 9.1.1

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Cisco ASA multiple context Syslog partial working
Hi guys,   We have a strange issue on our ASA 5555-X cluster (with the 50 context license). We were running on 9.8(3)8 and had a few contexts that did not log towards our syslog server over UDP. Other contexts do log perfectly. We changed the non-functioning contexts to TCP logging and ran into the hostdown apparently, which we fixed in config by adding 'logging permit-hostdown'. Although, we thought it was fixed but a few days later a customer was complaining that no connections could me made. The ...
Latest activity: Nov 28, 2019
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