New Syslog Action
How to get here
When a device does not respond to polling, you
can send a Syslog message to a host that is running a Syslog
Enter a name for the action. This will appear in the Action
- . Enter a short description of
the action. This is displayed in the Action Library along with the
entry in with the Name box.
- . Enter the IP address of the machine that is
running the Syslog server.
Enter the UDP port that the Syslog listener is listening on. The
default port is 514.
- . Enter a text message to be sent to
the Syslog server. This message may include notification
variables. The Syslog message box limits input to 511
characters. If notification variables are used, then the message
that actually gets sent will be limited to 1023 bytes, in order to
comply with the Syslog protocol. Non-visible ASCII characters such
as tabs and linefeeds will be replaced by space characters.
What happens to the Syslog when both WhatsUp
Gold and IMail are installed on the same box and both are running
their Syslog listeners? Syslog will prompt you with an error
stating Unable To Open Socket.
WhatsUp Gold's Syslog listener runs on Port 514
by default. This port can be configured in the console at