UDP

Configure UDP Log Source with observIQ

Supported Platforms

Source

Windows

Linux

Mac

Kubernetes

Openshift

UDP

Prerequisites

It may be necessary to add an inbound firewall rule.
For Windows:

  • Navigate to Windows Firewall Advanced Settings, and then Inbound Rules
  • Create a new rule and set the Rule Type to "Port"
  • For Protocol and Ports, select "UDP" and a specific local port of 514
  • For Action, select "Allow the connection"
  • For Profile, apply to "Domain", "Private", and "Public"
  • Set a name to easily identify rule, such as "Allow Syslog Inbound Connections to 514 UDP"

Configuration

Option

Description

Listen Port

A port which the agent will listen for udp messages.

Type

Adds the specified 'Type' as a label to each log message.

Log Types

Types

udp

Dashboards

Users can configure dashboards using visualizations. More information can be found on our visualizations and dashboards page.

Advanced

For more information on the advanced configuration capabilities, see our detailed plugin guide here.