Would you like to learn how to use configure the iDrac remote syslog feature? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure iDrac interface to send log messages to a remote Syslog server.

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Tutorial iDRAC - Remote Syslog Configuration

Open a browser software, enter the IP address of your iDRAC interface and access the administrative web interface.

dell idrac webinterface

On the prompt screen, enter the administrative login information.

Factory default access information:
Username: root
Password: calvin

After a successful login, the administrative menu will be displayed.

Access the Server menu and select the Logs option.

idrac log menu

On the top of the screen, access the Logs tab and select the Settings option.

idrac log settings

Enter the desired remote Syslog configuration and click on the Apply button.

idrac remote syslog configuration

Access the Server menu and select the Alerts option.

iDrac alerts menu

On the top of the screen, access the Alerts tab and enable the iDrac Alert feature.

enable idrac alert

Locate the Alerts and Remote System Log Configuration area.

Check the desired Remote System log options and lick on the Apply button.

idrac remote syslog alerts

Congratulations! you have finished the iDrac Remote Syslog configuration successfully.