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When I connect to device with telnet or SSH I don’t see logging?

Cisco device will not send log messages to your terminal session by default. That means that you will see log messages in putty only if you are connected to console port but if you connect with telnet or SSH you will not get log messages. Here’s how to resolve this:

There are three types of logging: Console, Monitor and Buffer.
Console logging is seen if you connect to console port directly. Monitor logging is what you will se on your screen when you are connected to CLi in some other way. And the last is Buffer logging that means all the logs that are going into buffer memory to be viewed later in time. Every of the logging type has its own setting on which loggs will be registered.
There are this types of looging levels with their severity numbers where greather number means smaller severity case, from severity 1 to 7:

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Telnet and SSH – Remotely connect to device using Telnet and SSH

When we want to configure some of the networking devices, we usually connect to the device with laptop, directly with console cable. This is the best way to set up the device for the first time, and it may be the only way. It’s because, first thing’s first, we need to setup the device to make it possible for us to communicate with other devices on the network. And then, when the router or the switch are ready to communicate, the best way to make all future changes is by doing it from a certain remote centralized location,by simply connecting to the devices using Telnet or SSH. This is because we don’t need to be literally in front of the device to configurate it; we can be on the other side of the network and remotely connect.

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