Rules determine what actions Kiwi Syslog Server takes when it receives a message. For example, you can create rules to:
Rules consist of the following elements:
You can define up to 100 rules. Each rule can include up to 100 filters and 100 actions. When a message is received, rules are applied to the message in order, starting with the rule at the top of the list.
When a rule is applied to a message:
If the message passes a filter (all conditions in the filter return
TRUE), it is matched against the next filter in that rule.
If the message does not pass a filter, processing stops for that rule and Kiwi Syslog Server applies the next rule.
If the message passes all filters, each action is performed. Actions are performed in order, starting with the action at the top of the list.
When all actions within that rule have been performed, Kiwi Syslog Server applies the next rule.
To learn more about configuring rules, see the examples in the following topics. You can add rules to: