Dude as Syslog Server

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Overview

  • MT must be configured to send the log to the remote computer where the Dude is installed and the Dude must be configured to accept them.

Dude Configuration

  • Open the Dude's main user interface
  • go to Logs and make sure a log file type called Syslog exists

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  • Click on Settings and then the Syslog tab. Check the port is set to 514 (the default)

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Add rules to allow the permitted incoming IP address ranges (eg 192.168.1.0/24) and select the Notification to be 'log to syslog'

Finally add a rule to drop all other 'unknown' connections