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Set up Log Forwarder for the first time

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Updated May 10th, 2016

Overview

This article provides references on how to set up Log Forwarder for the first time so it can start sending events to the Syslog server.

Environment

Event Log Forwarder for Windows can run on the following Windows operating system versions:

  • Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 *
  • Windows Server 2008, 2008 SP2, 2008 R2 and 2008 R2 SP1 *
  • Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows

For more information on supported software, see Windows Server Support.

Steps

  1. Create subscriptions. See Adding Subscriptions
  2. Add the Syslog server. This is where the events will be forwarded to. See Adding Syslog Server.
  3. Send a test event. Refer to Overview of Test Screen

 

 

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