Syslog traps from Cisco Nexus devices (NXOS modeltype) are not processed by Spectrum

Document ID : KB000005367
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Syslog traps from Nexus devices are not processed by Spectrum even though there are mappings in the rtr.txt and switch.txt files.


The NXOS modeltype was not linked to the syslog functionality.


This is resolved in CA Spectrum 10.2.1.  For the and 10.2 release, please open a case with CA Support ( and request the patch you need:

Patch on Spectrum = Spectrum_09.04.02.D135

Patch on Spectrum 10.2     = Spectrum_10.02.00.PTF_10.2.013


The release notes show:

Symptom: SYSLOG Traps for NEXUS devices are not processed.


Resolution: Added support Syslog trap mapping for NEXUS devices (CISCO NXOS model types). 


(DE269525, 00649311)