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Send a syslog message

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Created by Steven Bansil_ret, last modified by Steven Bansil_ret on Jan 29, 2017

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  1. Click Syslog Message.
  2. Type the Host name or IP Address of the Syslog Server to which you want to send Syslog messages.
  3. Select the Severity of your alert Syslog message.

    For more information, see Syslog severities

  4. Select Facility of your alert Syslog message.

  5. Type the Syslog Message you want to send.
  6. If you want to insert a variable into the Message field, complete the following procedure:

    1. Click Insert Variable.
    2. Select a Variable Category.
    3. Select the variable you want to add.
    4. If you want to change the parser, check Change Parser, and then select the parser you want to use.
    5. If you want to define the SQL variable to copy to the clipboard, check Define SQL Variable, and then click Insert Variable From Above List.
    6. Click Build Selected Variable.
  7. Click Time of Day.
  8. Enter the time period over which you want to activate your alert action.
  9. Select the days on which you want to activate your alert action.
  10. If you want to enable alert escalation, click Alert Escalation, and then check any of the following options, as appropriate for your alert:

    • To disable the action when the alert has been acknowledged, check Do not execute this Action if the Alert has been Acknowledged.
    • To execute the action repeatedly as long as the trigger condition exists, check Execute this Action repeatedly while the Alert is Triggered and then provide an appropriate action execution interval.
    • To delay alert action execution, check Delay the execution of this Action, and then provide an appropriate interval the alert engine should wait after the alert condition is met before the alert action is executed.
  11. If you are finished with the configuration of your send syslog message action, click OK.
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