How to send Syslog messages
Syslog is widely used for message logging and separates the application generating the messages from the program that reports and analyzes them. Apex can send messages to your Syslog server.
To send log events and alarm notifications, first configure your server and recipient settings. After configuring these settings, you can enable and disable the sending of automated messages.
Configure your server settings:
1. In the web interface, click System > Settings.
2. In the Feature Settings pane, click Notification.
3. Select Configure a Syslog Server.
4. Configure the options.
For details, use the information in Syslog settings.
5. Click the accept icon .
Enable the sending of log events and alarm notifications:
6. In the Feature Settings pane, click Log.
7. Select Export logged events to a Syslog server.
8. Configure the options.
9. Click the accept icon .
Apex will send logged events to your Syslog server.
Syslog settings
Export logged events to a Syslog server
If selected, system logs are forwarded to a Syslog server.
System logs remain accessible through the dashboard and CLI interfaces.
Target IP address
The host address of the Syslog server.
Include up to 10 Syslog servers by separating each with a comma ','.
Target port
The port number of the Syslog server.
If more than one Syslog server is specified, this port is used for each.
Sets which Syslog protocol is used.
The minimum severity level of log events sent to the Syslog server.
Informational: Contains normal operational messages. No action is required.
Warning: Contains cautionary messages. No error has occurred but an error may occur if no corrective action is taken.
Critical: Contains fault-finding messages. Corrective action should be taken promptly.
Log events of lower severity are not sent.