Configuring Syslog for SharpZ3 log files in the SharpOS 13.1 Sharp Portal - SharpZ3 | SharpOS 13.1

SharpZ3 Administrator Guide 13.1

series
SharpZ3 | SharpOS 13.1
revised_modified
2020-07-14

For installations that include multiple SharpZ3 units, the Syslog feature allows you to configure a central repository for all SharpZ3 log entries.

Before you begin

You must have a Syslog server that is accessible by the SharpZ3 unit.

What you should know

  • The SharpZ3 syslog feature is compliant with the RFC 5424 protocol.
  • Whether you use the syslog feature or not, SharpZ3 logs are available on Sharp Portal under Diagnostics > Logs.
  • When you activate the Syslog server, logs are sent to that server, but are still recorded locally as usual.

Procedure

  1. Log on to the Sharp Portal.
  2. From the Configuration menu, click General settings > Recovery.
  3. Select the Use Syslog server checkbox.
  4. Configure the following:
    Use Syslog server
    Select this option to configure a central repository for all SharpZ3 log entries.
    • Server
      Enter the IP address or name of the server.
      NOTE: Syslog server configurations do not support IPv6 addresses.
    • Port
      Enter the port number of the syslog server.
    • Network protocol
      Select UDP or TCP.
  5. Click Test connection to verify that the server can be reached.
  6. Click Save.