Tail of Syslog

Tail of Syslog report reveals the n most recent UNIX and Linux device system log ("syslog") messages recorded (also referred to as the "tail") for devices you select. This report enables quick access to the last known events to occur on UNIX and Linux host devices on your network.

Note: Syslog listener with the appropriate credentials must be enabled in order for this report to show syslog messages from UNIX and Linux devices in your network. For more information, see Working with Credentials.

Generate a report

Choose Device. Choose one or more host devices you want Tail of Syslog measurements for.

Choose time constraints. (DateRange,BusinessHours) Choose times for the Tail of Syslog. (For recently observed measurements, select Last Polled from the Date Range DateRange drop down list.)

Filter and reduce by row and by column. Sort and remove columns, group rows based on specific column values, and remove unwanted information from the table.

Chart, adjust output, and visualize. WUG17.0N-SP2-REPORTS-SETTINGS-IMG Fine tune report presentation and range of values displayed using the Report Settings WUG17.0N-SP2-REPORTS-SETTINGS-IMG dialog (optional).

Note: This report only returns Tail of Syslog metrics for devices that already have the appropriate WMI or SNMP credentials. For more information, see Using Credentials.

Share, export, and save as PDF

Most generated Tail of Syslog report data can be printed, shared, and exported when selecting Expand (Full_Screen_Transparent) from the Dashboard Options (DasboardOptions) menu. After the report has been expanded, select export (WUG17.0N-SP2-IMG-EXPORT_REPORT_DATA) to access the following options:

Schedule Export. Set a recurring date and time, format, and email destination for report data export.

See Also

Specific Device

State Change Timeline

Down Active Monitors

Down Interfaces

Interface Discards

Interface Errors

Interface Errors and Discards

Quarterly Availability Summary

Tail of Action Activity Log

Tail of Passive Monitor Error Log

Tail of SNMP Trap Log

Tail of Windows Event Log

Web Alarms