Send PacketViper logs to 3rd party Event Manager

Send PacketViper logs to 3rd party Event Manager

PacketViper can be configured to forward its logs to any 3rd party event manager via SYSLOG. This is useful should the customer wish to integrated PacketViper logging into a current solution for long term storage or leverage existing alerting and monitoring with the solution.

By default, PacketViper will send the Syslog messages on UDP port 514. To use a different port, append a colon and a port number to the IP address of the Syslog server. For example “” to send the messages on port 9999. Here is a list of facilities and log levels for the various events:

• PacketViper Events – Facility “local0”, various log levels

Filter Events – Facility “kern”, log level “notice”

System Messages – Various facilities and log levels

IDS Events – Facility “local1”, log level “info”


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