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Syslog Log Source Parameters for Apple Mac OS X


If JSA does not automatically detect the log source, add an Apple Mac OS X log source on the JSA Console by using the syslog protocol.

When using the syslog protocol, there are specific parameters that you must use.

The following table describes the parameters that require specific values to collect syslog events from Apple Mac OS X:

Table 1: Syslog Parameters for the Apple Mac OS X DSM



Log Source name

A name of your log source.

Log Source description

A description for your log source.

Log Source type

Mac OS X

Protocol Configuration


Log Source Identifier

Type the IP address or host name for the log source as an identifier for events from your Apple Mac OS X device.