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Configuration Guide - Device Management

S2720, S5700, and S6720 V200R013C00

This document describes the configurations of Device Management, including device status query, hardware management, Stack, SVF, cloud-based management, PoE, monitoring interface, OPS, energy-saving management, information center, fault management, NTP, synchronous ethernet, PTP.

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Recording Log

Recording Log

Interface Name

Recording log

Application Phase

Subscription and execution phases

API Prototype

result1_value, result2_description = ops.syslog(content, severity="informational", logtype="syslog")






Indicates log contents.

The value is a string of 0 to 512 case-sensitive characters.


Indicates the log severity.

The value is of the enumerated type:

  • critical: indicates a major error.

  • error: indicates an error.

  • warning: indicates a potential error.

  • informational: indicates an informational message.


Indicates the log type.

The value is syslog, indicating a user log.

Return Value

The result1_value and result2_description in the API prototype indicate return values.

The result1_value is the first return value, 0 indicates success, and 1 indicates failure.

The result2_description is the second return value, indicating the failure cause. It is returned only when the first return value is 1.

Usage Description

This API records user logs. The logs can be registered logs on the device or user-defined logs.


When a subscription event is matched, you can record user-defined logs.

value, descri_str = ops.syslog("Some packets are dropped by traffic policy.", "warning", "syslog")
Updated: 2019-04-20

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