Syslog

The Syslog Daemon is used to log the debug messages and accounting information on a computer.

Start the DIME Tools™ under Windows in the following menu:

  1. Go to Start -> Programs -> BRICKware-> DIME Tools.

Make sure the Syslog Daemon is running once you have opened the DIME Tools™. Start the Syslog Daemon by pressing the key combination CTRL + L in the DIME Tools™.

System Logging

The configuration is made in the Configuration -> Syslog Daemon menu.

Syslog Daemon

Proceed as follows to configure an entry:

  1. Click Add and enter a file name, e.g. bintec.log .

  2. Go to the Edit List field to continue the configuration.

Syslog Daemon

Proceed as follows if you would like to log all the messages sent by the gateway:

  1. Click the Select all Subjects field.

  2. Tag Debug.

  3. Leave both windows by pressing OK.

You must add an entry in the following menu in the GUI™ to make the gateway send the debug messages to the Syslog server:

  1. Go to External Reporting -> Syslog-> Syslog Servers -> New.

External Reporting -> Syslog-> Syslog Servers -> New

Relevant fields in the Syslog Servers menu

Field Meaning
IP Address Enter the IP address of the Syslog server.
Level Select the type of messages you wish to send. In Syslog Level Debug all generated messages are forwarded to the host.

Proceed as follows:

  1. Under IP Address enter the IP address of the server, e.g. 192.168.0.2

  2. Set Level to Debug .

  3. Confirm with OK.

If the gateway is active, you should now receive a number of messages in the Syslog Servers window.

Syslog Daemon

The last twenty messages at Information level are displayed in the following menu in the GUI™:

  1. Go to Monitoring -> Internal Protocol -> System Messages.

Monitoring ->Internal Log->System Messages