Selecting Analytics → Switch Analytics → Syslog displays the Syslog dashboard. The Syslog tab is highlighted.


The Syslog dashboard displays syslog  data by host on the selected switch where Syslog logging is enabled.


UNUM provides access to specific feature help documentation via the Help Button  icon.


Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all Syslog entries from all switches within the Fabric.



Usage Note: Syslog information displayed is based on syslog settings under Manager → Security/Monitoring → Manage Syslog described here in this document.




Syslog upper dashboard widgets include:


  • Syslog – Severity by Host  – pie chart of switch name and severity count.
  • Syslog – Severity Timeline – bar chart of warning type over time.
  • Syslog – Total Count – total count of number syslog events.
  • Syslog – Category by Host  – pie chart of switch name and category count.
  • Syslog – Category Timeline – bar chart of category type over time.


Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Dashboard


Syslog lower dashboard include:


  • Syslog Details – Details



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Lower Dashboard



Selecting the desired switch automatically updates the Syslog dashboard with information from the selected switch.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Switch Upper Dashboard



Widget Expand Feature


You expand and contract widgets by clicking on the  icon.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Widget Expand & Rollover




Data Rollover


Rolling over data areas of pie charts and/or bar charts reveals more granular information.


Syslog Search


A Syslog Search function provides a useful method of searching for syslog related information using an auto-populate feature based on previous searches.


You begin by entering an event, e.g., informational, notice or warning, or by clicking on an area of a pie chart or histogram.


Multiple searches populate the filter bar. You must Apply the filter or Cancel to return to the previous settings.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Filters



The syslog related information displayed in the graphical interface is updated with data from the search criteria and the filter information is highlighted in the filter bar.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Filters Applied


Syslog Filtering


Rolling over a column in the Syslog - Details section reveals a icon used to Add or Remove filters from the search criteria.


Clicking on the icon in the Syslog - Details section revealsTabular and JSON data.


Syslog Export Data


Click on Export to export data to a CSV file.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Export Data


Click OK to continue and Cancel to return to the previous screen.


You have the option to Open or Save the File.



Switch Analytics Notifications Syslog Export Data CSV



Click OK to continue and Cancel to return to the previous screen.


Filtering functions work in a similar manner as described under the Common Features - Search & Filtering section.