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Registry settings for Kiwi Syslog Server

This documentation is for legacy Kiwi Syslog Server versions 9.8.3 and older.

The registry values listed below can be used to affect the operation of Kiwi Syslog Server.

Best practices

Before you make changes to the registry:

  • Back up the registry.
  • Make sure that Kiwi Syslog Server is not running. If you are using the Service edition, stop the Syslogd service.

Use RegEdit to view and change registry values.

After you update registry values, restart Kiwi Syslog Server to ensure that your changes take effect.

Available settings

The following registry settings are available. Click any setting for details.

Setting Specifies
DisplayColumnsEnabled Which columns are shown on the Kiwi Syslog Service Manager display.
DisplayRowHeight The row height (in pixels) on the Kiwi Syslog Service Manager display.
MailStatsDeliveryTime What time the daily statistics email is sent.
ServiceStartTimeout How long (in seconds) the Service Manager waits for a Service Start or Service Stop request to complete.
ServiceUpdateTimeout How long (in seconds) the Service Manager waits for a Properties Update request to complete.
NTServiceSocket The port used by the Manager part of Kiwi Syslog Server to connect to the Service.
NTServiceDependencies Services that need to start before the Syslogd service.
DebugStart Whether debug mode is enabled.
DNSDisableWaitWhenBusy How full the input message buffer can get before disabling the DNS resolution waiting.
DNSCacheMaxSize The size of the cache buffer.
DNSCacheFailedLookups Failed lookups to cache to Improve DNS name resolution performance.
DNSSetupQueueBufferBurstCoefficient The number of DNS/NetBIOS requests that will be dequeued from the internal queue buffer at once.
DNSSetupQueueBufferClearRate The rate at which the DNS/NetBIOS internal queue buffer is cleared.
DNSSetupQueueLimit The DNS/NetBIOS internal queue buffer size.
DNSSetupDebugModeOn Whether verbose debug mode is enabled.
MsgBufferSize The maximum number of message buffer entries.
MailAdditionalSubjectText A text string added to the beginning of the e-mail subject for daily statistics and alarm e-mails.
MailAdditionalBodyText An additional line of text included in the daily statistics and alarm e-mails.
MailMaxMessageSend The maximum number of email messages that are sent per minute.
File write caching settings Values that enable and configure file write caching.
LogFileDateSeparator The separation character used in dates.
LogFileTimeSeparator The default separation character used in times.
LogFileEncodingFormat The encoding format used to write messages to log files.
ScriptEditor The script editor to be launched when you click the Edit Script button.
ScriptTimeout The timeout value for scripts.
DBCommandTimeout The timeout value for logging messages to a database.
ArchiveFileReplacementChr The replacement character for invalid characters in dates that are not valid in file names.
ArchiveFileSeparator The separator character placed between the existing file name and the current system date and time when files are archived.
UseOldArchiveNaming The default Scheduled Archive Task archive naming convention for Single Zip Archives.
ArchiveTempPath The default temp folder used by Kiwi Syslog Server's archiver.
EnableArchiveTempFile The default Scheduled Archive Task archiving behavior.
ErrorLogFolder The location of the errorlog.txt file where operational errors are logged.
MailLogFolder The location of the SendMailLog.txt file where mail activity is logged.
KRDPACKTimer The interval of the TCP_ACK protocol's acknowledgment timer.
KRDPKeepAliveTimer The interval between the sending of Keep Alive messages to of the connected sessions.
KRDPCacheFolder The location of the disk cache files.
KRDPRxDebug Whether the debug log file for KRDP receive events is enabled or disabled.
KRDPTxDebug Whether the debug log file for KRDP send events is enabled or disabled.
KRDPQueueSize The size of the message queues used to buffer the KRDP and TCP messages.
KRDPQueueMaxMBSize The maximum size (in MB) of the memory queue.
KRDPAutoConnect Whether the KRDP and TCP senders will try to automatically connect to the remote host.
KRDPSendSpeed The maximum number of messages that can be sent per second.
KRDPIdleTimeout The time the sending socket will remain connected after the last message has been sent.
KRDPAddSeqToMsgText Whether the KRDP listener adds the received sequence number to the end of the message text.
ProcessPriority The priority setting in Windows for the syslogd service.
OriginalAddressStartTag and OriginalAddressEndTag The start and end tags for the original sender's address.
MaxRuleCount The maximum number of rules.
DBLoggerCacheClearRate The rate (in milliseconds) at which the Database Cache is checked for SQL data to be executed.
DBLoggerCacheTimeout The maximum age (in days) of an unchanged cache file.
DBLoggerCacheDisable Whether the default database caching behavior is overridden.
HostNosToDisplay The number of hosts to display in the statistics report.
OriginalAddressPacketSniffing The option for WinpCap or NpCap for packet spoofing.