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The Cisco switch must be configured to generate log records for privileged activities.


Finding ID Version Rule ID IA Controls Severity
V-220561 CISC-ND-001270 SV-220561r879875_rule Medium
Without generating audit records that are specific to the security and mission needs of the organization, it would be difficult to establish, correlate, and investigate the events relating to an incident or identify those responsible for one. Audit records can be generated from various components within the network device (e.g., module or policy filter).
Cisco IOS XE Switch NDM Security Technical Implementation Guide 2023-05-05


Check Text ( C-22276r508627_chk )
Review the Cisco switch configuration to verify that it is compliant with this requirement as shown in the example configurations below:

log config
logging enable

If the Cisco switch is not configured to generate log records for privileged activities, this is a finding.
Fix Text (F-22265r508628_fix)
Configure the Cisco switch to generate log records for privileged activities as shown in the example below:

SW4(config-archive)#log config
SW4(config-archive-log-cfg)#logging enable