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.

Export report data

Report data can be exported from WhatsUp Gold, reused, and distributed in multiple formats. Select Expand (Full_Screen_Transparent) from the Dashboard Options (DasboardOptions) menu. After the report has been expanded, select the Export Data icon to access the following options:

See Also


Specific Device

Actions Fired

Completely Down Devices

Device Group Mini Status

State Change Timeline - Device

Down Active Monitors

Devices with Down Critical Monitors

Down Interfaces

Summary Counts

State Change Acknowledgment Report

Tail of Action Activity Log

Tail of Passive Monitor Error Log

Tail of SNMP Trap Log

Tail of State Change Log

Tail of Windows Event Log

Unacknowledged Devices

Down Active Monitors