Syslog Server – FortiAnalyzer – FortiOS 6.2.3

Syslog Server

Go to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server to configure syslog server settings. Syslog servers can be added, edited, deleted, and tested.

To add a syslog server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server.
  2. Click Create New in the toolbar. The Create New Syslog ServerSettings pane opens.
  3. Configure the following settings and then select OK to create the mail server.
Name Enter a name for the syslog server.
IP address (or FQDN) Enter the IP address or FQDN of the syslog server.
Syslog Server Port Enter the syslog server port number. The default port is 514.

To edit a syslog server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server.
  2. Double-click on a server, right-click on a server and then select Edit from the menu, or select a server then click Edit in the toolbar. The Edit Syslog ServerSettings pane opens.
  3. Edit the settings as required, and then click OK to apply the changes.

To test the syslog server:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server.
  2. Select the server you need to test.
  3. Click Test from the toolbar, or right-click and select Test. A confirmation or failure message will be displayed.

To delete a syslog server or servers:

  1. Go to System Settings > Advanced > Syslog Server.
  2. Select the server or servers you need to delete.
  3. Click Delete in the toolbar, or right-click and select Delete.
  4. Click OK in the confirmation box to delete the server or servers.

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