A SYSLOG service simply accepts messages, and stores them in files or prints. This form of logging is the best as it provides a Central logging facility and a protected long-term storage for logs. This is useful both in routine troubleshooting and in incident handling.
Specify unique name for syslog server
Specify IP Address of the syslog server. Messages from the appliance will be sent to the server.
Specify the port number for communication with the syslog server. Appliance will send messages using the configured port.
Facility indicates to the syslog server the source of a log message. It is defined by the syslog protocol. You can configure facility to distinguish log messages from different appliances. In other words, it can be helpful in identifying the device that recorded the log file.
DAEMON- Daemon logs (Information of Services running in appliance as daemon)
KERNEL– Kernel log
LOCAL0 – LOCAL7– Log level information.
USER- Logging based on users who are connected to Server.
Severity level is the severity of the message that has been generated.
Cyberoam logs all messages at and above the logging severity level you select. For example, select ‘ERROR’ to log all messages tagged as ‘ERROR,’ as well as any messages tagged with ‘CRITICAL,’ ‘ALERT’ and ‘EMERGENCY’ and select ‘DEBUG’ to log all messages.
Cyberoam supports following syslog levels:
Cyberoam produces logs in the specified format. Currently, Cyberoam produces logs in its own standard format i.e. CyberoamStandardFormat.
Go to Logs & Reports > Configuration > Log Settings and specify the kinds of logs to be recorded in the syslog server configured in Step 1. Check against the required types of logs.
Document Version: 3.2 - 28 October, 2014
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