Setting up a syslog server

System Administrator Guide for Virtual Storage Platform E Series

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Use the following procedure to set up a syslog server for your storage system.

If you specify the IP address of the syslog server in IPv6 address format, do not use the following IP addresses:
  • Invalid value: [::]
  • Loopback address: [::1]
  • Multicast address: [FF00:: - FDFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF:FFFF]
  • IPv4-mapped IPv6 address: [::FFFF:(IPv4)]
  • Link-local address: [FE80::]
  • Global unicast address: [2001::]
  • Global unicast address: [2002::]
  • You must have the Audit Log Administrator (View & Modify) role to perform this task.
  1. In the maintenance utility, expand the Administration tree, and then select Audit Log Settings.
  2. Click Set Up Syslog Server.
  3. In the Set Up Syslog Server for Audit Logs window:
    1. Select the desired Transfer Protocol.
    2. Enable or disable the Primary Server.
    3. Enable or disable the Secondary Server.
    4. Enter the Location Identification Name.
    5. Enable or disable the Retry. If enabled, enter the desired retry interval.
    6. Enable or disable the Output Detailed Information.
  4. When are finished specifying the syslog server settings, click Apply to save the settings and close the window.