Enabling Syslog reporting - Metasys - LIT-1201519 - MS-NAE35xx-2 - MS-NAE45xx-2 - MS-NAE5510-2U - MS-NAE5510-3U - MS-NAE551S-2 - MS-NAE55xx-3 - MS-NCE25xx-0 - MS-NXE85SW-x - Supervisory Device - NAE35 Network Automation Engine - NAE45 Network Automation Engine - NAE55 Network Automation Engine - NAE85 Network Automation Engine - NCE25 Network Control Engine - 11.0

NAE Commissioning Guide

Brand
Metasys
Product name
NAE35 Network Automation Engine
NAE45 Network Automation Engine
NAE55 Network Automation Engine
NAE85 Network Automation Engine
NCE25 Network Control Engine
Document type
Commissioning Guide
Document number
LIT-1201519
Version
11.0
Revision date
2022-02-09
Language
English

An NAE can be set up to generate custom alarm and event email messages and send the messages to one or more specified email destinations.

  1. In the Site Management Portal UI, display the NAE device object and click the Syslog tab.
  2. Click Edit. The Shared Configuration section of the Syslog tab appears.
    Figure 1. NAE Syslog Configuration - Edit Mode
  3. Click the down arrow for the Syslog Reporting Enabled attribute and select True.
  4. In the Destinations section, click New. The Destination Configuration edit fields appear.
  5. Enter the Destination Configuration values according to the following table.
    Table 1. Attributes for Specific Syslog Destinations

    Attribute

    Description (Value Requirement/Range)

    Label

    Specifies a name for the Syslog server (for example, Syslog1).

    Syslog Server

    Specifies the IP address or resolvable host name of the Syslog server that is configured to receive events and audits from the NAE .

    UDP Send Port

    Specifies the Syslog port that is used to send messages to an NAE .

    UDP Receive Port

    Specifies the Syslog port that is used to receive messages from an NAE .

    Event Filters

    Specifies the rules for filtering the alarms and events that are sent to the Syslog server. Each filter has an Item, Operator, and Value.

    Audit Filters

    Specifies the rules for filtering the audit messages that are sent to the Syslog server. Each filter has an Item, Operator, and Value.

  6. In the Event Filters section, click New. The Add Filter dialog box appears.
    Figure 2. Add Filter Dialog Box: Events

  7. Select the item, operator, and value of the condition that you want to trigger a message to the Syslog server.
  8. Add any additional event filters as desired.
  9. In the Event Filters section, click New. The Add Filter dialog box appears.
    Figure 3. Add Filter Dialog Box: Audits

  10. Select the item, operator, and value of the condition that you want to trigger a message to the Syslog server.
  11. Add any additional audit filters as desired.
  12. Add additional Syslog destinations and filters as desired.
  13. Click OK.
  14. Click Save.