Configuring LogForwarder Settings

  1. Go to the Control Manager installation directory.

    By default, the installation directory is C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\Control Manager.

  2. Execute the LogForwarder.exe file using administrator rights (Run as administrator) to open the LogForwarder console.
  3. Configure the Log Receiver settings.
    • IP address: Syslog server IP address

    • Port: Syslog server port number

    • Facility: Facility code of the syslog message

      Note:

      This setting only applies to Control Manager format logs.

    • Severity: Severity level of the syslog message

      Note:

      This setting only applies to Control Manager format logs.

    • (Optional) Do not ping the server before establishing a connection: Select to send the syslog message without having to ping the destination server first

  4. Configure the Log Forwarding Settings.
    • Frequency: The frequency in which the tool sends logs

    • Format: Select whether to use CEF or Control Manager log format

    • Logs to forward: Select the log types to forward to Control Manager