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Hi im trying to configure kiwi syslog server but having issues.

I cant get it to log anything... even with the tool you can get to send test data.

if i run it all locally and use 127.0.0.1 it works...

as soon as i try and use the normal ip address it doesn't log anything.

I have opened the ports etc...

if i use wireshark i can see the data being sent from another server when i hit the test button, but nothing appears in the logs of syslog.

Any ideas whats happening?  basically its refusing to listen to the incoming data?
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Did you configure the device you are monitoring to forward the logs to the syslog server?

Check these links also
http://thwack.solarwinds.com/thread/45897

http://www.kiwisyslog.com/help/syslog/index.html?troubleshooting.htm

http://www.kiwisyslog.com/help/syslog/index.html?action_forward_to_another_host.htm

I hope this helps
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by:Spikeuk30
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Damn I feel a fool!  

Kiwi the user interface isnt very streight foward - you have to click the word 'inputs' to type in the IP address, it doesnt look like a clickable box as there is a list directly underneath, DOH!!!...
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Don't beat yourself up bro. It happens to us all.
Thanks for the feedback
All the best
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