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Create a log to file action in Kiwi Syslog

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Updated: August 10, 2016


This article provides steps on how to add actions to rules to allow the syslogs or traps to be sent to a log file.


  • Kiwi Syslog version 9.x


  1. Click File > Setup.
  2. Right-click Rules.
  3. Select Add rule.
  4. Under the new rule, right-click Actions and select Add action.
  5. In Action drop down list, select Log to File.
  6. The file name and path of the log file is automatically populated. You can edit the path and file name if desired.
    1. Place mouse cursor before .txt  in the path and file name field. Click Insert AutoSplit value.
    2. Choose how you want the log file named by selecting value options: IP address, date, custom field, and so on. The value will be truncated into the path name at the location of the cursor.
  7. Click Apply.



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