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Add an action to send a syslog message

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This feature is available only in the licensed version.

You can add an action to send a syslog message to one or more hosts. You can use this option to relay syslog messages to another host with extra information, or with your own text added to the message.

  1. Choose File > Setup to open the Kiwi Syslog Server Setup dialog box.
  2. Add or locate the rule that the action applies to.
  3. Right-click the Actions node below the rule, and choose Add Action.
  4. Replace the default name with a descriptive name. (The name does not have to be unique.)
  5. From the Action menu, select Send Syslog message.

  6. Specify the following options.

    IP address or hostname

    Enter the IP address or host name of one or more hosts. Separate multiple entries with commas. IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are supported. For example:,,

    Syslog message text

    Specify the message text. Click Insert message content or counter to include variables.

    New Facility, New Level, and New Socket To change the facility, level, or socket, enter the new values.
  7. (Optional) Test the action.
  8. Click Apply to save the action.
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