Configuring a Syslog Server

You can configure a syslog server to store the system logs.

Before You Begin

  • Review the considerations.
  • Verify that the CommServe server can connect to the hostname or the IP address and port number of the syslog server that you plan to configure.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Administration > System.

    The System page appears.

  2. Click Syslog server.

    The Syslog server page appears.

  3. Enter the details of the syslog server:
    1. In the Hostname box, type the hostname or the IP address of the syslog server.
    2. In the Port box, type the server port.

      The default port is 514.

    3. Click Enable to enable the server.
    4. For Forward to Syslog, select the log types that you want to forward to the syslog server.
  4. Click Submit.

Last modified: 12/23/2019 9:11:14 AM