Logging and Reporting : Configuring syslog settings
Configuring syslog settings
A remote syslog server is a system provisioned specifically to collect logs for long term storage and analysis with preferred analytic tools.
Before you begin:
You must have Read-Write permission for Log & Report settings.
To configure syslog settings:
1. Go to Log & Report > Log Setting.
2. Click the Syslog Server tab.
3. Click Add to display the configuration editor.
4. Complete the configuration as described in Table 99.
5. Save the configuration.
Table 99: Syslog configuration
Select to enable the configuration.
IP address of the syslog server.
Listening port number of the syslog server. Usually this is UDP port 514.
Log Level
Select the lowest severity to log from the following choices:
Emergency—The system has become unstable.
Alert—Immediate action is required.
Critical—Functionality is affected.
Error—An error condition exists and functionality could be affected.
Warning—Functionality might be affected.
Notification—Information about normal events.
Information—General information about system operations.
Debug—Detailed information about the system that can be used to troubleshoot unexpected behavior.
For example, if you select Error, the system sends the syslog server logs with level Error, Critical, Alert, and Emergency. If you select Alert, the system collects logs with level Alert and Emergency.
Send logs in CSV format. Do not use with FortiAnalyzer.
Identifier that is not used by any other device on your network when sending logs to FortiAnalyzer/syslog.
Select to enable logging for events.
Event Category
Select the types of events to send to the syslog server:
Configuration—Configuration changes.
Admin—Administrator actions.
Application—Health check results.
System—System operations, warnings, and errors.
User—Authentication results logs.
Select to enable logging for traffic processed by the load balancing modules.
Traffic Category
SLB—Server Load Balancing logs.
GLB—Global Load Balancing logs.
Attack Logging
Select to enable logging for traffic processed by the security modules.
Security Category
DoS—SYN flood protection logs.
IP Reputation—IP Reputation logs.
WAF—WAF logs.
Geo—Geo IP blocking logs.