Kiwi Syslog Server NG (New Generation) Beta program announcement

We are pleased to announce that the Kiwi Syslog Server NG Beta 1 is now available, and we would like to invite Kiwi Syslog Server users and those interested in this product to participate in the Beta program.

Kiwi Syslog Server NG is a new generation of this legendary product newly based on .NET technology, equipped with a completely new web-based UI that removes the limits of the original product and takes it to the next level.



If you are interested in being a part of the beta program of the new generation of Kiwi Syslog Server, please fill out the following short registration form.

Please register for this program by February 10, 2023. We will make the beta program forum available to a group of participants based on available capacity and the provided THWACK ID. The beta program THWACK forum will have the beta version of the product available for download and other information needed to provide feedback.

As a small thank you, beta program participants, who submit the feedback will receive 2,500 THWACK points to buy swag at the THWACK Store.

Sincerely,

Kiwi Syslog Server NG Team

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  • Hello ivodlouhy,

    Has there been a migration procedure written for the "Legacy" or Classic Kiwi Syslog Server to Kiwi Syslog Server NG upgrade?

     

    Is there anything different from Classic Kiwi Syslog Server (KSS) upgrades for an upgrade to KSS NG?

    Kiwi Syslog Server Upgrade Guide — Legacy (solarwinds.com)

     

    1. Export the KSS settings *.ini file.
    2. Stop the Syslogd Service.
    3. Select File > Exit to close the console.
    4. Uninstall Kiwi Syslog Server using Windows Control Panel > Uninstall a program.
    5. If Kiwi Syslog Web Access is installed, click Yes when prompted to uninstall the software.

      NEW for KSS NG Upgrade or is it?
    6. Log in to your server using a local administrator.
    7. Extract the contents of the downloaded installation ZIP file to your server.
      Syslog.Server.NG.v.1.0.0.24.zip
    8. Run Kiwi.Syslog.Server.NG.v.<version>.exe Windows Installer Package
      or
      Run setup_v.<version>.exe Application Setup.
    9. If Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 or later is not installed, you are prompted to install it. Click Download and install this feature. After installing .NET, restart the installation of the

      Syslog.Server.NG.v.1.<version>.setup.exe.
      or
      Run setup_v.<version>.exe
    10. Installed & Run the Kiwi Syslog Server NG.

     

    Feed back from any other THWACK Community members will be greatly appreciated.

     

    Thank you in advance for your feedback.

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  • Hello ivodlouhy,

    Has there been a migration procedure written for the "Legacy" or Classic Kiwi Syslog Server to Kiwi Syslog Server NG upgrade?

     

    Is there anything different from Classic Kiwi Syslog Server (KSS) upgrades for an upgrade to KSS NG?

    Kiwi Syslog Server Upgrade Guide — Legacy (solarwinds.com)

     

    1. Export the KSS settings *.ini file.
    2. Stop the Syslogd Service.
    3. Select File > Exit to close the console.
    4. Uninstall Kiwi Syslog Server using Windows Control Panel > Uninstall a program.
    5. If Kiwi Syslog Web Access is installed, click Yes when prompted to uninstall the software.

      NEW for KSS NG Upgrade or is it?
    6. Log in to your server using a local administrator.
    7. Extract the contents of the downloaded installation ZIP file to your server.
      Syslog.Server.NG.v.1.0.0.24.zip
    8. Run Kiwi.Syslog.Server.NG.v.<version>.exe Windows Installer Package
      or
      Run setup_v.<version>.exe Application Setup.
    9. If Microsoft .NET Framework 4.8 or later is not installed, you are prompted to install it. Click Download and install this feature. After installing .NET, restart the installation of the

      Syslog.Server.NG.v.1.<version>.setup.exe.
      or
      Run setup_v.<version>.exe
    10. Installed & Run the Kiwi Syslog Server NG.

     

    Feed back from any other THWACK Community members will be greatly appreciated.

     

    Thank you in advance for your feedback.

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