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The UX Remote Log functionality uses a syslog server per the RFC 5424 standard. Unlike Local logging, configuring a syslog server for UX system logging allows you to manage logging resources separately from the system being monitored.

Depending on the size and configuration of your existing network infrastructure you may already have a syslog server. If your existing network infrastructure does not have a syslog server, there are many products available, including servers for Microsoft Windows (Kiwi Syslog Server, SL4NT) and Linux systems (syslogd).

Recommendations

  • Network: It is highly recommended that the syslog server used to monitor UX log activity be located on the same subnet as the UX system. If UX and syslog server are not on the same network, increased log level detail and large amount of calls may result in high bandwidth utilization.
  • Total Destinations: While you can configure up to 6 remote log server destinations on the UX, it is not advisable to have this many destinations configured during high call churn.

Working with Remote Log Servers

  1. In the WebUI, click the Settings tab.
  2. In the left navigation pane, go to Logging Configuration > Remote Log Servers.

To view a Remote Log Server's properties:

  1. Click the popup() icon next to the entry you want to view.
  2. When you are finished, close the window.

Helpful Tip: To delete an entry, simply select the checkbox next to the entry you wish delete, then click the Delete () icon located at the top of the window.

Adding and Modifying Remote Log Servers