Log File Check

This Check scans the specified log file alerting where the specified text is discovered.

Dashboard Check configuration

Add

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Click Add Check
  4. Choose Add 247 > Log File Check
  5. Enter the following information:
    • Log Name : either enter the name and path of the log file to query, for example /usr/log/user.log, or select the required log from the drop-down
    • Contains : the test to search for in the specified log file
    • Edit : select the required Log File Check in the lower pane then from the Checks drop-down Edit Check amending the Log Name and Contains field as required.
    • Delete : select the required Log File Check in the lower pane then from the Checks drop-down Delete. Enter the password of the user you have logged on to the Dashboard under to confirm deletion.

    The Log Name and Contains fields do not support wildcards.

  6. To run an Automated Task when the Check fails choose Assign a Task after creating the Check
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Edit

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Log File Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Edit Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Configure the settings
  7. Click OK to save and apply

Delete

  1. Select the device in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Log File Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
  5. Click Delete Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
  6. Enter the password you have logged into the Dashboard under to confirm removal
  7. Click OK to delete

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