Clear or Erase Cisco Router Log

Posted June 13, 2006 by Quinn McHenry in Cisco router

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A router’s log can save your life. Well, at the least, it can save you time and headaches when troubleshooting problems. However, in the heat of battle, old messages in the log can get in the way. After making a change to the router’s configuration, for instance, it is easier to monitor only subsequent messages in the log. Clearing the log is simple.

To clear the router’s log, use this command in enable mode:

clear logging


About Quinn McHenry

Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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