Cisco ASA: a very expensive machine that generates syslogs at line rate, and occasionally lets you firewall and do site-to-site VPNs

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really, you absolutely NEED to turn off logging for messages 302013, 302014, 302016 (unless you're in the unenviable position of having to debug TCP/UDP connection setup).

Otherwise, it logs *every* connection setup and teardown, and it's very easy to miss the VPN logs you really want.

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Speaking of logs... Splunk is great for historical log search, but the exact WRONG tool to do real-time debugging because I can't scroll the log in anywhere near real-time. So I had to send a copy of the ASA logs to an actual syslog machine.

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