Cisco ASA Audit Event: 318002

Cisco ASA Events

The logs of network perimeter devices such as firewalls, antivirus applications and intrusion prevention systems contain crucial information that helps to pre-emptively block security attacks and breaches. Hence, it's mandatory for you to monitor and audit these logs. Because Cisco ASA provides the combined functionality of all the three, it becomes all the more important to monitor its logs. 

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Cisco » 318002: Router flagged as an ABR without a backbone area

318002: Router flagged as an ABR without a backbone area

Cisco ASA is a security device that provides the combined capabilities of a firewall, an antivirus, and an intrusion prevention system. It also facilitates virtual private network (VPN) connections. It helps to detect threats and stop attacks before they spread through the network.

Message: %ASA-3-318002: Flagged as being an ABR without a backbone area.

Event 318002 is generated when a router is flagged as an area border router without a backbone area configured in the router. It would keep recurring at five second intervals.

How could you resolve this situation?

Restart the OSPF session.

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