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Cisco Bug: CSCuo72103 - ASA multi-context - SMTP logging not generating from system

Last Modified

Apr 16, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Firewalls

Known Affected Releases

9.1(2) 9.1(4) 9.1(5)

Description (partial)

SMTP logging is not sending log messages generated within the system execution space.  For example, the failover log messages when a failover occurs.   Other messages related to clustering are not sent either. 

For example, messages like these are sent via email:

%ASA-1-104001: (Secondary) Switching to ACTIVE
%ASA-1-104002: (Primary) Switching to STANDBY

Messages pertaining to the clustering operation are not sent via SMTP logging:


These messages are seen and sent to the syslog server.

- ASA firewall in a multi-context configuration. 
- SMTP logging configured with messages being logged in the admin context.
- Messages that are generated within the system execution space.
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