System administration access log


#1

Hi,
Can we have a log event generated every time the device is accessed for administration or configuration please?
We would like to see Authentication logging for all accesses to the device please.

Thanks
Dana


#2

Agreed. And the log should include the userid and source IP address.
I would also like a log of failed accesses, though this would have to be limited somehow in case the router is attacked.


#3

Evening
I believe this is on the road map.
Definitely needed
It could be done by the following groups;
a) Username & public IP address if access from IC2
b) username, IP address & MAC address from Device

How would it be reported?
On the device and/or syslog server?

Thank You


#4

Good point in that the log should note the source as either: InControl2 vs. Local LAN vs. remote admin over Internet (usually via DDNS)
Not familiar with syslog, so no opinion there.


#5

If it was entered into the devices log, you can then forward it to a Syslog server.
We use the Syslog on a Synology server to collect the data.
Syslog servers are great for collecting logs from the devices and been able to keep a record of them and now that URL logging is also supported, we use it for that too!

Essential information would be Username, LAN/WAN/IC2, IP address, MAC address, Time & Date, Failed/Successful and possible LAT&LON for mobile devices.

Thank You


#6

I agree this would be a good feature. +1 here.


#7

Hi, another angle on this:

  1. IC2 could log all device access and configuration changes done via IC2 quite easily I imagine.
  2. That could be enhanced by having the Pepwaves’ and Balances’ firmwares send to IC2 any admin access and changes done by a direct connection to the remote device as well.

For #1 I would imagine that IC2 just needs some access and config change logging enabled. (I’m an optimistic type:)

Is this already in the pipeline? If so can we have an ETA?

Many thanks,
Dana


#8

I think storage space would become an issue :slight_smile:


#9

Hi,

We will look into this. Anyway, this will be put into low priority as compared to others feature requests.

Thank you for your suggestion.