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How to configure syslog on HP ProCurve switches


These instructions assume:

  • The date, time, and time zone are correctly set on the switch.
  • You have Telnet or SSH credentials and access to the switch.
  • The IP address of your Auvik collector is known. You can find this in the Syslog > Summary tab in the Export Information column.

Configure syslog

  1. Telnet or SSH into the switch.
  2. Enter privileged mode by typing enable and entering your enable password.
  3. Run the following commands:
logging severity warning
logging <Auvik collector IP> control-descr “AUVIK”
logging notify running-config-change
write memory
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