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How to configure Syslog on Sophos XG


These instructions assume:

  • The date, time and time zone are correctly set on the device.
  • You have administrative access to the firewall.
  • 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. Log into the web admin console
  2. Go to System services
  3. Click on Log settings
  4. Click on Add to specify the settings:
      • On IP address specify the IP address of the Auvik collector machine.
      • On Port, add 514.
      • On Facility select the DAEMON option.
      • On Severity Level specify Debug.
      • On Format select “Device Standard Format” option.
      • Click Save.

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