Device - Problem Areas: Syslog Entries

This device report displays Syslog events logged for a device during the time period displayed at the top of the report.

Note: In order for entries to be added to this report, the Syslog listener must be enabled. For more information, see Enabling the Syslog Listener.

A Syslog event is used to examine Syslog messages forwarded from other devices for a specific record and/or specific text within a record. Usually Syslog messages are forwarded from the "Syslog" on a system that runs UNIX, but they can also come from non-UNIX devices as well.  They might contain anything that you want permanently logged, such as a device failure, or an attempt to log in to the system.

The Syslog Entries report is organized into a list divided into the following columns:

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