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Instructions for forwarding Linux Server logs to your Log Management device

PREREQUISITES

Linux Server

  • Credentials to access the Linux Server
  • Secure Shell (SSH) access configured on the Linux Server

Clone Systems Log Management Device

  • The IP Address for the Clone Systems Log Management device

INSTRUCTIONS

1

Open a command prompt and SSH into the Linux Server using a tool like PuTTY.

2

Open the rsyslog configuration file.

vi /etc/rsyslog.conf

3

Go to the end of the rsyslog configuration file and add the following lines in order to configure log messages to be sent to the Clone Systems Log Management device.

#(udp)

*.* @{ IP Address of Clone Systems Log collector }:514

#[tcp}

*.* @@{ IP Address of Clone Systems Log collector }:514

EXAMPLE:

#(udp)

*.* @10.1.1.1:514

#[tcp}

*.* @@10.1.1.1:514

4

Save the rsyslog configuration file.

5

Restart the rsyslog service.

service rsyslog restart

6

Restart the Linux server

reboot -f