Updated: August 15, 2016
This article provides steps on how to manually add DNS names for Kiwi Syslog server.
1. Browse to the installation folder (by default c:\programfiles(x86)\syslogd) and locate the StaticHosts.txt file.
2. Open this with a text editor and add the entries as shown:
# Static DNS host file
# Each entry must consist of an IP address, a tab, then a host name
# The IP address is in the format aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd
# The host name can be any text value that you like up to 63 characters in length
# Comments can be on a separate line and must start with a # character
# 192.168.1.1 myhost.mycompany.com
# NOTE: The IP address and host name MUST be separated with a tab (ASCII chr 9)
# Spaces will not be recognised as a valid separator
# Default value for localhost
3. In the Syslog manager File, go to Setup.
4. Scroll down to DNS Resolution and select as a minimum Resolve the IP address of the sending device.
Note: Resolving DNS names in the message text can slow the system and may impact on performance on a very busy server.
5. Scroll to DNS Caching and in Static cache entries check the pre-load the cache with static entries from a hosts file.
6. In the Hosts file window, browse to the StaticHosts file, and then press OK.
The following link runs through the process:-