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Configuring syslog notification

Requirement:   The syslog server must be able to store remote log files.

1. Click Group, then Group Configuration.
2. Click the Notifications tab.

Event Logs Panel shows the data fields available in the Event Logs panel.

Table: Event Logs Panel

Field

Description

Shortcut

User Action

Send events to syslog servers

When selected, enables the sending of events to syslog servers.

Alt+V

Configuring syslog notification

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Monitoring events

Syslog servers

Adds, modifies, or deletes syslog servers

None

Configuring syslog notification

Fatal

When selected, sends Fatal events to syslog servers

Alt+T

Configuring syslog notification

Monitoring events

Warnings

When selected, sends Warning events to syslog servers

Alt+G

Configuring syslog notification

Monitoring alarms

Accessing the alarms panel

Setting alarm policies

Errors

When selected, sends Error events to syslog servers

Alt+O

Configuring syslog notification

Monitoring alarms

Accessing the alarms panel

Setting alarm policies

Informational

When selected, sends Informational events to syslog servers

Alt+M

Configuring syslog notification

Monitoring events

Accessing the alarms panel

Setting alarm policies

Enable live informational messages

Enables the delivery of live informational messages to active GUI and CLI sessions.

Alt+N

Configuring syslog notification

Monitoring events

3. In the Event Logs panel, select Send events to syslog servers.
4. Under Syslog Servers, click Add and specify an IP address for the syslog server. You can specify up to three syslog servers. All the servers receive events.
5. Under Event Priorities, select the event priorities that result in syslog server notification. See About event messages .
6. Click Save all changes (Control+S).

Changing the syslog notification configuration

1. Click Group, then Group Configuration, and then the Notifications tab.
2. In the Event Logs panel:

To disable syslog notification, deselect Send events to syslog servers.

To modify the IP address for a syslog server, select the IP address, click Modify, change the address, and click OK.

To delete a syslog server, select the IP address and click Delete.

To change the event priorities that result in notification, select the priorities.

3. Click Save all changes (Control+S) to apply the changes.

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