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Troubleshooting Tools - Kiwi Syslog Generator Tool

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Created by Kevin Twomey, last modified by Kevin Twomey on Feb 23, 2017

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Overview


Kiwi Syslog Generator Tool is using for troubleshooting Syslogs Messages on Orion\KiwiSyslog products.
Useful to test of server can receive syslogs and to test configurations of Syslog Rules & Actions.


Kiwi SyslogGen

A Freeware Syslog message generator for Windows by SolarWinds, Inc.

  • Kiwi SyslogGen is a free Windows Syslog message generator which sends Unix type Syslog messages to any PC or Unix Syslog Daemon.
  • Excellent for testing your Kiwi Syslog Server setup.
  • Supports TCP syslog messages for emulating PIX firewall messages.

Kiwi SyslogGen sends Unix type Syslog messages created from the GUI to a host running a Syslog Server.
Kiwi SyslogGen can be used to test a Syslog Server setup and diagnose communication problems.

Features
· GUI Interface
· Sends standard Unix Syslog messages (or enhanced messages compatible with Kiwi Syslog Server)

· Fast and simple to use
· Free to use for as long as you like
· Fully test your Syslog Server setup
· Create BSD Syslog Daemon RFC3164 compliant message headers
· Send messages using either UDP or TCP protocol
· Can send sequentially numbered messages
· Can replay syslog messages from an Ethereal capture file

Message creation options
· Priority selection of any Facility and Level including random
· Ready made messages or user entered text
· Frequency of delivery (once, every second, every minute, continuously or burst mode)
· Message proxying compatible with Kiwi Syslog Server*
· Random corrupt packets can be generated to test the robustness of the receiving

Syslog Server server
* Message proxying allows messages to go from one Syslog Server to another and still
retain the originator's IP address in the host name field.

Environment

  • All versions of Orion Platform
  • All versions of Kiwi Syslogs

Steps

 

Download the free tool from Solarwinds Website.


Download link:

 

Example:


 

 

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05:15, 23 Feb 2017

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