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Syslog alert actions

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Discard the Syslog Message

Delete unwanted Syslog messages sent to the Syslog server.

Tag the Syslog Message

Add a custom tag to received Syslog messages. Ensure you include the Tag column in the viewer when assigning a tag.

Modify the Syslog Message

Modify the severity, facility, type, or contents of a Syslog message.

Log the Message to a file

Specify a file and a series of variables with which to tag Syslog messages sent to the file. Ensure you have already created the log file you want to use. The alert cannot create a file.

Windows Event Log

Write a message to local or remote Windows Event Logs.

Forward the Syslog message

Specify the IP address or hostname and the port to forward a Syslog event.

Send a new Syslog message

Trigger a new Syslog message, sent to a specific IP address or hostname, on a specific port, with a customizable severity, facility, and message.

Send an SNMP Trap

Send a trap to an IP address following a specific trap template and using a specific SNMP community string.

Play a sound

Play a sound when a matching Syslog message is received.

Text to Speech output

Define the speech engine, speed, pitch, volume, and message to read.

Execute an external program

Allows you to specify an external program to launch using a batch file. This action is used when creating real-time change notifications in Orion.

Execute an external VB Script

Launch a VB Script using the selected script interpreter engine and a saved script file.

Send a Windows Net Message

Send a net message either to a specific computer or to an entire domain or work group.

Send an E-mail / Page

Send an email from a specified account to a specified address, using a specific SMTP server, and containing a customizable subject and message.

Stop Processing Syslog Rules

Stops the processing of Syslog rules for the matching Syslog message.

 
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