9. The Syslog Feature
If desired, the Syslog feature can be used to create time-stamped
log records of each buffer event. As these event records are
created, they are sent to a Syslog Daemon, which is located at an
IP address defined via the Network Parameters men.
•The Syslog Function is only available to Ports which
are operating in Buffer Mode.
•This option is not available to RS232 Ports 1 or 2,
which are designated as "System SetUp Ports".
System SetUp Ports are intended to provide a point
where access to Supervisor Level commands cannot
be intentionally disabled, and therefore, cannot be
configured as Buffer Mode Ports.
The Syslog function is individually configured for each CMS
RS232 Port. If you wish to employ this feature, it must be
enabled at each desired RS232 Port using the Port Parameters
menus (/P), and you must also set the Real-Time Clock via the
System Parameters Menu (/F), and define the IP address for the
Syslog Daemon via the Network Port Configuration menu (/N).
To configure the Syslog function, please proceed as follows:
1. Access the Command mode using the Supervisor Level
2. System Parameters Menu: Type /F and press [Enter] to
access the System Parameters Menu. Set the following
a) Real Time Clock and Calendar: Use items 3 through
5 in the Systems Parameters menu to correctly set the
day, date, and time. If desired, the CMS-32's real time
clock can be used to time stamp each Syslog message
that is sent, as described in Step 4 below.