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ESSO Syslog Reporting Output Log Doesn't Match RFC 5424 Format Standard (Doc ID 2444696.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On Suite Plus - Version 11.1.2.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On: Password Reset 

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR

ESSO Syslog Reporting Output Doesn't Match RFC 5424 Format Standard

The syslog server is having issues reading Syslog messages from ESSO Logon Manager & Password Reset.

The output from ESSO LM looks like the following while according to Doc ID 1491337.1, the format should be based on RFC 5424 - The Syslog Protocol.

TimeStamp = 30/05/2018 22:20:21; Type = Info; Category = Feature; StartupShutdown = Shutdown; Username = scott tiger; Domain = DEV; SyncInfo = scott tiger.DEV;
TimeStamp = 30/05/2018 22:20:21; Type = Info; Category = Reporting; ProductVersion = 11.1.2301.73; HostFingerprint = [Health]
oracle:idm:claims:client:firewallenabled=FALSE
oracle:idm:claims:client:antivirusenabled=FALSE
oracle:idm:claims:client:claimtime=2018-05-23T03:12:01.887 UTC

[Device Fingerprint]
oracle:idm:claims:client:fingerprint=1u3MrZ75hgfIOYTZtQQa2TQvnrX2tdBGEaSMBtPWFHjEnKudMYeybCi9KJpBjjcA
mNON3BT2uzf996zUbpL4Pw==
oracle:idm:claims:client:swflashproductversion=NA
oracle:idm:claims:client:swflashfileversion=NA
oracle:idm:claims:client:useragentstring=Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; Trident/7.0; .NET4.0E; .NET4.0C; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.30729)
oracle:idm:claims:client:localcountry=61
oracle:idm:claims:client:timezone=600
oracle:idm:claims:client:timezonename=(UTC+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
oracle:idm:claims:client:ipaddress=999.999.999.999
oracle:idm:claims:client:macaddress=00:50:56:AA:76:17
oracle:idm:claims:client:ostype=Micro
TimeStamp = 30/05/2018 22:21:06; Type = Info; Category = Feature; StartupShutdown = Startup; Username = mant joel; Domain = DEV; SyncInfo = mant joel.DEV;


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

The Syslog output format should be based on RFC 5424 - The Syslog Protocol.

STEPS TO REPRODUCE

  1. Configure the Syslog server in ESSO Password Reset.
  2. Attempt to reset a password or unlock an account in Password Reset.
  3. Open the Syslog and observe the format of the recorded events.

Cause

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