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How to export syslog messages into files ?



I'm using a syslog sensor. On 'Mesages' tab of the syslog sensor, how do I extract or export the entire contents collected into a file?

And only up to 1000 times are displayed on that tab?

To check the original raw data of the syslog Can I open *.evl files with the extension *.evl in the path below? C:\ProgramData\Paessler\PRTG Network Monitor\Syslog Database

data-extractor export syslog syslog-sensor

Created on May 25, 2021 4:26:32 AM

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Hello Jonathan,

Thank you for your message.

Regarding the syslog messages, I'm afraid that it is not possible to export them via PRTG yet. Here is a KB article on this matter which also proposes workarounds for it: https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/59970-export-syslog

Then, for the limited number of results that can be displayed, this is to reduce the impact on the webserver.

If you have questions, let us know.


Created on May 25, 2021 5:29:41 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

Last change on May 25, 2021 5:40:20 AM by  Florian Lesage [Paessler Support]

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