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Configuring ProFTPd

You can configure syslog on a ProFTPd device:

  1. Open the /etc/proftd.conf file.
  2. Below the LogFormat directives add the following line:

    SyslogFacility <facility>

    Where <facility> is one of the following options: AUTH (or AUTHPRIV), CRON, DAEMON, KERN, LPR, MAIL, NEWS, USER, UUCP, LOCAL0, LOCAL1, LOCAL2, LOCAL3, LOCAL4, LOCAL5, LOCAL6, or LOCAL7.

  3. Save the file and exit.
  4. Open the /etc/syslog.conf file
  5. Add the following line at the end of the file:

    <facility> @<JSA host>


    <facility> matches the facility that is chosen in Step 2. The facility must be typed in lowercase.

    <JSA host> is the IP address of your JSA console or Event Collector.

  6. Restart syslog and ProFTPd:

    /etc/init.d/syslog restart

    /etc/init.d/proftpd restart

You can now configure the log source in JSA.