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Log types and sub-types

FortiADC log messages fall into four major types or categories, each of which has a number of sub-types or sub-categories.

Major log types

The table below lists the four major log types and their functions.

Major log types and their functions

Log type Description
Event Log

Records system or administrative events, such as downloading a backup copy of the configuration or daemon activities

Traffic Log

Records network traffic information, such as HTTP or HTTPS requests and responses, etc.

Security Log

Records attack or intrusion attempts.

Script Log

Records the use of server load-balance scripts.

Log Sub-types

The table below lists the sub-types of each major log type.

Major log types and their sub-types

Log type Sub-type
Event Log
  • Configuration
  • System
  • Admin
  • User
  • Health Check
  • SLB
  • LLB
  • GLB
  • Firewall
Traffic Log
  • SLB Layer 4
  • SLB HTTP
  • SLB TCPS
  • SLB RADIUS
  • GLB
  • SLB SIP
  • SLB RDP
  • SLB DNS
  • SLB RTSP
  • SLB SMTP
  • SLB RTMP
  • SLB DIAMETER
  • SLB MySQL
Security Log
  • IP Reputation
  • Synflood
  • WAF
  • GEO
  • AV
Script Log
  • SLB

Note: You can see all the log types and their sub-types from the GUI by clicking Log & Report >Log Browsing.

Log types and sub-types

FortiADC log messages fall into four major types or categories, each of which has a number of sub-types or sub-categories.

Major log types

The table below lists the four major log types and their functions.

Major log types and their functions

Log type Description
Event Log

Records system or administrative events, such as downloading a backup copy of the configuration or daemon activities

Traffic Log

Records network traffic information, such as HTTP or HTTPS requests and responses, etc.

Security Log

Records attack or intrusion attempts.

Script Log

Records the use of server load-balance scripts.

Log Sub-types

The table below lists the sub-types of each major log type.

Major log types and their sub-types

Log type Sub-type
Event Log
  • Configuration
  • System
  • Admin
  • User
  • Health Check
  • SLB
  • LLB
  • GLB
  • Firewall
Traffic Log
  • SLB Layer 4
  • SLB HTTP
  • SLB TCPS
  • SLB RADIUS
  • GLB
  • SLB SIP
  • SLB RDP
  • SLB DNS
  • SLB RTSP
  • SLB SMTP
  • SLB RTMP
  • SLB DIAMETER
  • SLB MySQL
Security Log
  • IP Reputation
  • Synflood
  • WAF
  • GEO
  • AV
Script Log
  • SLB

Note: You can see all the log types and their sub-types from the GUI by clicking Log & Report >Log Browsing.