Configure the SolarWinds Orion server to use the correct syslog port
This Orion Platform topic applies only to the following products:
ACM — APM — DPAIM — NAM — NCM — NOM — NPM — NTA — SAM — SRM — VNQM
By default, SolarWinds Syslog Service listens for syslog messages on port
514 (UDP). If your devices use a different port for sending syslog messages, consider reconfiguring the port on devices, or change the port on which the service listens.
- Log in to the Orion Web Console as an administrator.
- Go to Advanced Configuration settings. Copy
/Admin/AdvancedConfiguration/Global.aspx, and paste it into your browser address bar, after /Orion.
The address in the address bar should look as follows:
<your product server>/Orion/Admin/AdvancedConfiguration/Global.aspx
- On the Global tab, scroll down to
SyslogService.SyslogSettings, and enter the UDP port number in the
- Click Save.
- Restart the syslog service from the notification bar or the Orion Service Manager.