Solved

Kiwi Syslog server

Posted on 2013-11-13
3
439 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
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?
0
Comment
Question by:Spikeuk30
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Akinsd earned 500 total points
ID: 39645792
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
0
 

Author Comment

by:Spikeuk30
ID: 39669650
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!!!...
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:Akinsd
ID: 39670645
Don't beat yourself up bro. It happens to us all.
Thanks for the feedback
All the best
0

Featured Post

IT, Stop Being Called Into Every Meeting

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Internet Speed Test 5 70
Eigrp versus OSPF in a ring topology 3 45
HP Laser Jet Errors 10 56
Can't access router via web browser 21 51
Creating an OSPF network that automatically (dynamically) reroutes network traffic over other connections to prevent network downtime.
Join Greg Farro and Ethan Banks from Packet Pushers (http://packetpushers.net/podcast/podcasts/pq-show-93-smart-network-monitoring-paessler-sponsored/) and Greg Ross from Paessler (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) for a discussion about smart network …
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…

746 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now