Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Apple System Log Check

This Check scans the System Log of the workstation over the preceding 24 hours, generating an Alert where any events are discovered that matching the entered criteria.

Where a Check is added or edited the new settings are downloaded to the Agent the next time it communicates back to the Dashboard and applied when the Check runs after that.

Dashboard Check configuration

Add

  1. Select the workstation in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Add Check
  4. Choose Add DSC > Apple System Log Check 
  5. Configure the Check
    1. Select the event Level to monitor:
      • Emergency
      • Alert
      • Critical
      • Error
      • Warning
    2. Show summary for
      • 10 most frequent
      • 10 most recent
    3. Set the If errors found behavior:
      • Report Mode, if errors are found then: Alerts are not sent - Green tick on the Dashboard
      • Alert Mode, if errors are found then: Alerts are sent - red exclamation box on the Dashboard
      • In either mode summary information is available on the discovered events by clicking the More Information column on the Dashboard

  6. OK to save and apply

Edit

  1. Select the workstation in the north pane of the Dashboard
  2. Go to the Checks tab
  3. Select the target Apple System Log Check
  4. From the Check drop-down
    1. Edit Check (also available from the Check's right-click menu)
    2. Configure the Level, Show summary for and If errors found settings
  5. OK to save and apply

Delete

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

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