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How to configure the PowerConnect Wireless controllers to send informational user traps to Syslog.



Article Summary: This article explains how to configure the PowerConnect Wireless controllers or instant access points to send authentication successful, and other user informational traps to your syslog server.


Configuring a Powerconnect Wireless controller

To configure the PowerConnect Wireless controller to send user informational traps to the syslog server, you will need your syslog servers IP address, and SSH connectivity to the controller.

In the controller, type the following commands. This example uses a syslog server IP of 10.0.0.254

(controllername) #configure terminal

(controllername) (config) #logging level informational user

(controllername) (config) #logging 10.0.0.254 type user severity informational

(controllername) (config) #end

(controllername) #write memory

The following command verifies logging level

(controllername) #show logging level

LOGGING LEVELS

--------------

Facility Level

-------- -----

arm warnings

network warnings

security warnings

system warnings

user informational

wireless warnings

Example of authentication log.

Jan 4 09:41:27 :522008: |authmgr| User authenticated: Name=bcollins MAC=00:1c:b3:b7:88:ff IP=172.16.219.1 method=802.1x server=IAS-Radius1 role=testdomain-employee


Configuring a Powerconnect Wireless Instant access point

To configure the PowerConnect Wireless instant access point (IAP) to send user informational traps to the syslog server, you will need your syslog servers IP address, and web access to the IAP.

1) Log into the Virtual controller

2) On the upper right hand corner of the screen click System

3) Click Show advanced options

4) Click the Monitoring tab

5) Type in the IP address of the syslog server under Syslog server

6) Under Syslog Facility Levels, in User: select Information

7) Click Ok, changes are saved to the configuration automatically and all IAPs are updated with the configuration.






Article ID: HOW10536

Last Date Modified: 11/17/2017 01:19 PM


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