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Configuring syslog output

Wazuh may be configured to send alerts to syslog as follows:


Syslog output is configured in the ossec.conf file. All of the available options are detailed in Syslog output.



The above configuration will send alerts to and, if the alert level is higher than 9, also to

To apply the changes, restart Wazuh:

  1. For Systemd:
# systemctl restart wazuh-manager
  1. For SysV Init:
# service wazuh-manager restart