Device > Server Profiles > Syslog

Select DeviceServer ProfilesSyslog or PanoramaServer ProfilesSyslog to configure a server profile TechDocs_logo_cropped.png for forwarding firewall, Panorama, and Log Collector logs as syslog messages to a syslog server. To define a syslog server profile, click Add and specifying the New Syslog Server fields.
  • To select the Syslog Server profile for System, Config, User-ID, HIP Match, and Correlation logs, see Device > Log Settings.
  • To select the Syslog Server Profile For Traffic, Threat, Wildfire, URL Filtering, Data Filtering, Tunnel Inspection, Authentication, and GTP logs, see Objects > Log Forwarding.
  • You cannot delete a server profile that the firewall uses in any System or Config log settings or Log Forwarding profile.
Syslog Server Settings
Description
Name
Enter a name for the syslog profile (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Location
Select the scope in which the profile is available. In the context of a firewall that has more than one virtual system (vsys), select a vsys or select Shared (all virtual systems). In any other context, you can’t select the Location; its value is predefined as Shared (firewalls) or as Panorama. After you save the profile, you can’t change its Location.
Servers Tab
Name
Click Add and enter a name for the syslog server (up to 31 characters). The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Server
Enter the IP address of the syslog server.
Transport
Select whether to transport the syslog messages over UDP, TCP, or SSL.
Port
Enter the port number of the syslog server (the standard port for UDP is 514; the standard port for SSL is 6514; for TCP you must specify a port number).
Format
Specify the syslog format to use: BSD (the default) or IETF.
Facility
Select one of the Syslog standard values. Select the value that maps to how your Syslog server uses the facility field to manage messages. For details on the facility field, see RFC 3164 (BSD format) or RFC 5424 (IETF format).
Custom Log Format Tab
Log Type
Click the log type to open a dialog box that allows you to specify a custom log format. In the dialog box, click a field to add it to the Log Format area. Other text strings can be edited directly in the Log Format area. Click OK to save the settings. View a description of each field that can be used for custom logs TechDocs_logo_cropped.png .
For details on the fields that can be used for custom logs, see Device > Server Profiles > Email.
Escaping
Specify escape sequences. Escaped characters is a list of all the characters to be escaped without spaces.

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