Documentation forSolarWinds Platform

Advanced Syslog Parser

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


The Advanced Syslog Parser widgets provides a comprehensive view of the Syslog messages most recently received by the viewed node. The most recent messages of each severity are listed.

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, select the time period over which to display Syslog message counts, and select the number of rows, equaling the number of messages of each severity to display.

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