Documentation forSolarWinds Platform

Advanced Syslog Counts

This SolarWinds Platform topic applies to the following products if you are NOT using the Orion Log Viewer to monitor syslogs.


Every Syslog message has a designated severity. The Advanced Syslog Counts widgets groups by severity all Syslog messages received by the currently viewed node. For each severity, this widget provides the number of received Syslog messages.

Available action

  • Click a device or message count to open the Syslog View.

    You can also access the view by clicking Alerts & Activity > Syslogs in the menu bar.

Customize the widget

  • Click Edit to edit the title and select the time period over which to display Syslog message counts.

Learn more about monitoring syslogs in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console.