Troubleshooting Syslog

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Troubleshooting Syslog

Solutions for common problems with the Syslog action:

 

Make sure that the syslog server you are sending to is configured to accept remote connections

 

Make sure that the syslog server you are sending to is configured to use the same protocol and port as specified in Protocol and Port. This is usually the UDP protocol with port 514 but can be different.
 

This action logs the following events to the application event log with the EventSentry event source in case of an error:
 

Event Log 32 n t

Event IDs

Event ID

Problem / Description

520

A TCP connection could not be established with the remote host.

521

A UDP socket could not be created.