Send Syslog Message

 

Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 - Orchestrator, System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

The Send Syslog Message activity creates a message on the Syslog server that you specify. You can use this activity to create audit logs on the Syslog server that document any problems that occur while trying to correct issues using an automated runbook.

Use the following information to configure the Send Syslog Message activity.

Details Tab

SettingsConfiguration Instructions
ComputerType the name of the computer that contains the Syslog server that you are writing the message to. You can also use the ellipsis (...) button to browse for the computer.
TextType the message of the event log entry.
PrioritySelect the priority from the drop-down menu that is appropriate for this message.
FacilitySelect the facility from the drop-down menu that is appropriate for this message.

Published Data

The following table lists the published data items.

ItemDescription
ComputerThe computer where the Syslog server is located.
PriorityThe priority of the message.
FacilityThe facility that the message belongs to.
MessageThe text of the message.
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