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Unknown Syslog Nodes named "POST", "GET" , "-" etc;

Updated February 15, 2018

Overview

This article details an issue in which syslog nodes in LEM that are being created automatically with values like POSTGET, OPTIONS and '-'. You will also see the IP of the Agent creating the unknown nodes. 

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Environment

  • All LEM Versions

 

Cause 

The IIS logging values were not checked as described in Configure the IIS Connector in LEM, or the IIS server is causing this (see Step 2 in Resolution). 

 

Resolution

  1. Verify all of the values are checked in the logging in the IIS server. 
  2.  If the first step does not fix the issue: stop the agent service and add the value UseLocalEnvironmentVariableForLocalHost=true to C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ContegoSPOP\spop.conf and restart the service.

 

If this does not resolve the issue, check the IIS W3C Logging Fields and make sure that the "Server Name (s-computername)" is checked.

 

 

 

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