Configuring syslog on Zyxel IES-1000

ZyXEL products are able to send system log to a Syslog deamon such as Unix Syslogd and WinSyslog. When DSL or Ethernet ports are linked up/down, IES-1000 sends a record to Syslog server.

IES-1000 Setup

The IES-1000 can be configured using the web interface, or the command line.

1. Web Configurator

The IES-1000 provides a Web configurator for easy management. Please use a Web Browser with your AAM1008 or SAM1008's IP to access the Web configurator. The default ID and Password is 'Admin' and '1234'.
  • Enter 'Maintenance' webpage.
  • Enable or disable sending any logs to UNIX Syslog Server.
  • Assign the Syslog Server IP
  • Choose a log facility from 'Local 1' to 'Local 7'


2. Command line

  • syslog - Display current settings.
  • syslog <mode> - Enable/Disable syslog.
  • syslog facility <facility> - Set syslog facility.
  • syslog server <server IP> - Set UNIX syslog server.
  • <mode> = "enable" or "disable"    
  • <facility> = "local1" to "local7"    
  • <server IP> = IP address of syslog server

Example: sys> syslog enable sys> syslog facility local2 sys> syslog server

Still problems enabling syslog? Find the solution in our forum or post a question there!

Syslog messages generated by these products can be received by MonitorWare Agent and WinSyslog.

All information in this section is to the best of our knowledge but without warrenty of any kind. This is free information - use it at your sole risk.

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