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Solarwinds Kiwi Syslog Server 9.5 Hotfix 3

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 Updated April 10th, 2016

Overview

Solarwinds Kiwi Syslog Server 9.5 Hotfix 3

http://downloads.solarwinds.com/sola....0-HotFix3.zip

 

This HotFix addresses the following issue:

Unable to bind ports while trying to configure Secure TCP input in Kiwi syslog server.

 

This is a cumulative fix that also addresses an issue covered by HotFix 1 that resolves UAC prompt error and Hotfix 2 that covers the following issues:

  •  Memory leak in Kiwi Syslog Server
  •  Kiwi Syslog Server crashes randomly on some systems while parsing the received message "Type Mismatch error"

Environment

Kiwi Syslog Server v9.5.0

Steps

To install this HotFix:

  1. Log on to the Kiwi Syslog Server host as an Administrator. 
  2. Check if Kiwi is installed as Service or as Application.
    • If Kiwi Syslog Server is installed as Service, do the following steps:
      1. Stop the Kiwi Syslog Server service.
      2. Close the Kiwi Syslog Server console.
      3. Back up the following files:
        • \syslogd\syslogd_service.exe
        • \syslogd\syslogd_Manager.exe
      4. Extract syslogd_service.exe and syslogd_Manager.exe from the Hotfix zip file to the \syslogd\ directory, replacing the current files.
      5. Start the Kiwi Syslog Server service.
    • If Kiwi Syslog Server is installed as Application:
      1. Close the Kiwi Syslog Server Console.
      2. Backup the following file:
        \syslogd\syslogd.exe
      3. Extract syslogd.exe from the Hotfix zip file to the \syslogd\ directory, replacing the current file.

 
After successfully installing this fix, memory leak, random crashing and UAC prompt issues are now expected to be resolved. 

 

To roll back the HotFix:

For Kiwi Syslog Server as Service:

  1. Stop the Kiwi Syslog Server service and close the Kiwi Syslog Server Console.
  2. Restore syslogd_service.exe and Syslogd_Manager.exe from the backup file to \syslogd\
  3. Start the Kiwi Syslog Server service.

For Kiwi syslog Server as Application:

  1. Close the Kiwi Syslog Server Console.
  2. Restore syslogd.exe from the backup file to \syslogd\

 

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