Redirecting OS level events to a remote server
OS level events from the BMC Discovery appliance can be forwarded to a remote syslog server.
This procedure only affects the operating system logs, not the BMC Discovery product logs.
You must have a syslog server that is configured to accept logs from remote clients.
To configure BMC Discovery to send OS logs to a remote server
If your appliance is running on CentOS 6
If your appliance is running on CentOS 6, you should follow this procedure in the BMC Discovery 11.2 documentation.
As the root user, edit the syslog configuration file,
/etc/rsyslog.confadding the following entry at the top. Replace the IP address with that of your syslog server:
Restart the syslog service on the appliance.
If you are using CentOS7, Enter:
If you are using CentOS6, Enter:
Test that the integration works. Use the logger utility to send a syslog message. For example:
Then log in to the remote syslog server and check that the same messages appear.