IntroductionOn this page, we'll take a look at how to create a Syslog plugin instance. For this to work, you'll need a Syslog server. In this tutorial we'll be using Syslog Watcher.
Watch the video tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCwz5odZAqQ
Create a Syslog plugin instanceLets begin!
- Start Syslog Watcher
- We'll be using Syslog Watcher as a local Syslog server.
- Choose Manage Local Syslog Server.
Figure 1The Syslog GUI will open. We need to change some settings to be able to log data to the server.
- Click on the Settings icon in the top menu bar.
- In the left menu, choose - Network Interfaces under Server.
- Check the Receive syslogs over TCP and set the port that fits in your environment. We'll keep it on the default; 1468.
- Apply the settings and click on OK.
- Start the Syslog Server.
Figure 3Next, make sure that the Data Manager services are running.
- Open an up-to-date browser (ex. Google Chrome) and go to the address: http://127.0.0.1:8840.
- Select Syslog from the Plugin Types column.
- Click on the small plus icon in the top right corner.
Figure 5A form with properties will appear. On this page you can learn what all properties mean.
- Fill in the properties according to your environment an example is filled in below.
|Throttle Ease Delay||100|
- When you think everything is filled in correctly, click on Save.