Documentation forKiwi Syslog Server

Add an action to send a syslog message

This snippet is used for legacy 9.8.3 topics that link to a KSS NG topic of the same name.

This feature is available only in the licensed edition of legacy Kiwi Syslog Server.

You can add an action to send a syslog message to one or more hosts. You can use this option to relay syslog messages to another host with extra information, or with your own text added to the message.

  1. From the Kiwi Syslog Service Manager, choose File > Setup.
  2. Add a rule, or locate an existing rule.
  3. Right-click Actions below the rule, and choose Add Action.
  4. Replace the default name with a descriptive name.
  5. From the Action menu, select Send Syslog message.

  6. Specify the following options:

    IP address or host name

    Enter the IP address or host name of one or more hosts. Separate multiple entries with commas. IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are supported. For example:,,

    Syslog message text

    Specify the message text. Click Insert message content or counter to include variables.

    New Facility, New Level, and New Socket To change the facility, level, or socket, enter the new values.
  7. Test the action.
  8. Click Apply.