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.
Choose Device. Choose one or more host devices you want Tail of Syslog measurements for.
Choose time constraints. (,) Choose times for the Tail of Syslog. (For recently observed measurements, select Last Polled from the Date Range 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. Fine tune report presentation and range of values displayed using the Report Settings 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.
Most generated Tail of Syslog report data can be printed, shared, and exported when selecting Expand () from the Dashboard Options () menu. After the report has been expanded, select export () to access the following options: