Kiwi Syslog Server

Version 2

    This template assesses the status and overall performance of Kiwi Syslog Server v9.4.0 and higher.


    Prerequisites: WMI access to the target server.

    Credentials: Windows Administrator on the target server.


    Monitored Components

    Service: Kiwi Syslog Server

    This monitor returns CPU and memory usage of the Kiwi Syslog Server service. This service receives Syslog messages and SNMP traps.


    Service: UltiDev Web Server Pro

    This monitor returns CPU and memory usage of Kiwi UltiDev Web Server Pro. This is the web server used by Kiwi Syslog Server.

    Note: By default, this monitor is disabled. Before you enable this monitor you should provide the correct "Net Service Name" of your UltiDev Web Server. the service name changes from version to version. To do this, open Service mmc, then open Properties for the "UltiDev Web Server" service, copy "Service Name" and paste it into "Net Service Name" in this monitor in the template.

     

    TCP Port: Kiwi Syslog Website

    This component monitor tests the Kiwi Syslog website ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page. By default it monitors TCP port 8088.

     

    TCP Port: Syslog Messages (TCP)

    This component monitor tests the Kiwi Syslog Service's ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page by using the TCP protocol. By default it monitors TCP port 1468.

    Note: This monitor is disabled by default.

     

    TCP Port: Syslog messages (Secure TCP)

    This component monitor tests Kiwi Syslog Service's ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page by using a Secure TCP protocol. By default it monitors TCP port 6514.

    Note: This monitor is disabled by default.

     

    TCP Port: Kiwi Syslog Server

    This component monitor tests Kiwi Syslog Server's ability to accept incoming sessions and transmit the requested page. This is the port used by the KSS Console to communicate with the KSS Service. Failure to connect means that the service is not running, the service is not bound to that port, or it is too busy to respond. By default it monitors TCP port 3300.

     

    File Count: DBCache folder

    This component monitor counts the number of files in a DBCache directory. This directory should be empty. An accumulation in this directory indicates that the database inserts (by the Log to database Action) is falling behind or failing.

    Note: If Kiwi Syslog Server is installed on a 64-bit machine, you should monitor this directory (this is set by default):
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files (x86)\Syslogd\DBCache
    For x86 machine:
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files\Syslogd\DBCache

     

    File Count: Mail queue folder

    This component monitor counts the number of files in a mail queue directory. This directory should be empty. An accumulation in this directory indicates that the email queued to be delivered are falling behind or failing.

    Note: If Kiwi Syslog Server is installed on a 64-bit machine, you should monitor this directory (this is set by default):
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files (x86)\Syslogd\MailQ
    For x86 machine:
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files\Syslogd\MailQ

     

    Directory Size: Web Server Application Data Folder

    This component monitor counts the size of the Web Server Application Data directory. The total size of this directory should not exceed 4 GB and should grow fairly slowly. The returnded value is shown in MB.

    Note: If Kiwi Syslog Server is installed on a 64-bit machine, you should monitor this directory (this is set by default):
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files (x86)\SolarWinds\Kiwi Syslog Web Access\html\App_Data
    For x86 machine:
    \\${IP}\c$\Program Files\SolarWinds\Kiwi Syslog Web Access\html\App_Data