Log Manager for Type80 Syslog (Legacy)

Release Notes

Date Published: May 2009



Log Manager for Type80 Syslog collects all data you configure the Type80 computer to send to the Windows agent. Collected events are stored in secure repositories for archiving, reporting, and analyzing. You can configure this module to evaluate data, issue alerts and notifications, and respond to events from z/OS and mainframe applications.

Supported Products

This release supports the following products:

  • Type80 Syslog V2R5
  • Type80 Syslog V2R6

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Why Install This Module?

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System Requirements

The following table lists additional requirements for a Windows agent monitoring Type80 Syslog. For more information about agent requirements, see the Installation Guide for NetIQ Security Manager.

Category Requirement
Processor 1.5 GHz Intel Pentium III or equivalent.
Memory 40 MB minimum. The amount of memory usage varies and depends on the environment, including event rate and other factors. Memory use for a Windows agent monitoring Type80 Syslog could reach 256 MB or higher.
Operating System All supported Windows agent platforms.
  • Ensure you have Security Manager 6.0 Service Pack 2 or later installed.
  • Ensure you have Security Manager Self-monitoring version or later installed.
  • A Windows agent can monitor one or more instances of Type80 Syslog. For more information about the number of instances one agent can support, see the NetIQ Security Manager Knowledge Base article NETIQKB51404 at www.netiq.com/support/sm/.
  • If the Type80 Syslog computer and the Windows agent are separated by a firewall, ensure the firewall allows syslog data through.
  • Use a unique agent for each platform sending syslog events. For example, use separate agents to monitor NetScreen and Type80 products.
  • Install the Windows agent with Type80 Syslog support on a separate computer from the database server or central computer.

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Installing This Module

You can install this module using the Module Installer. After you install the module, run the Configuration Wizard to configure the module. For more information about how to follow the Configuration Wizard, click the Help icon in the lower left of the wizard.

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Configuring Type80 Syslog

Type80 computers require configuration before Log Manager can begin monitoring or collecting data from them. You must configure Type80 Syslog to forward syslog events to a designated Windows agent.

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Contact Information

Please contact us with your questions and comments. We look forward to hearing from you.

For detailed contact information, see the Support Contact Information Web site.

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