Using Resource Manager Essentials 3.3
Creating a Syslog Custom Report
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Creating a Syslog Custom Report

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Creating a Syslog Custom Report

What You Need—Prerequisites

How To Do It—Procedures

Where You Should End Up—Verification


Creating a Syslog Custom Report


As the network administrator of a network with OSPF (open shortest path first), you know an OSPF-2-NOMEMORY syslog message could potentially result in routing problems. You want to create a custom syslog report that lists OSPF NOMEMORY errors, so that you can run the report and check for problems.

What You Need—Prerequisites

In this scenario, you will use only the Syslog Analysis application.

No prerequisites are required.

For a complete description of the required tasks, refer to the online help.

How To Do It—Procedures

The purpose of this scenario is to show you how you can use specific applications to perform these tasks. This will help you understand how to use the applications to perform similar tasks in your network.


Step 1 Select Resource Manager Essentials > Administration > Syslog Analysis > Define Custom Report. The Define Custom Report dialog box appears.

Step 2 Click Add. The Define Custom Report dialog box appears.

Step 3 Enter a name for the report, up to 64 characters long, for example, OSPF Memory.

Step 4 Select the Syslog Message Type, in this case OSPF-2-NOMEMORY. Click Add to place the alert in the Reported Messages column.

Step 5 Select the 24-hour report check box to add the report to the 24-Hour report folder.

Step 6 Click Finish. A confirmation message appears.


Where You Should End Up—Verification

Make sure the report was created.


Step 1 Select Resource Manager Essentials > 24-Hour Reports > Syslog Messages. The Syslog 24-Hour Report appears.

Step 2 Click the OSPF Memory report to view the details.

Step 3 Click Close when you are finished.