remote

XML section name

<remote>
</remote>

Configuration of manager to listen for events from the agents.

Options

connection

Specifies a type of incoming connection to accept: secure or syslog.

Default value

secure

Allowed values

secure, syslog

port

Specifies the port to use to listen for events.

Default value

1514 if secure, 514 if syslog

Allowed values

Any port number from 1 to 65535

protocol

Specifies the protocol to use. It is available for secure connections and syslog events.

Default value

udp

Allowed values

udp, tcp

Note

It is not possible to use both protocols simultaneously.

allowed-ips

List of IP addresses that are allowed to send syslog messages to the server (one per line).

Default value

n/a

Allowed values

Any IP address or network

Note

It is necessary to list at least one IP address when using the syslog connection type.

denied-ips

List of IP addresses that are not allowed to send syslog messages to the server (one per line).

Default value

n/a

Allowed values

Any IP address or network

local_ip

Local ip address to use to listen for connections.

Default value

All interfaces

Allowed values

Any internal ip address

ipv6

Whether the local IP address is IPv6

Default value

no

Allowed values

yes, no

Note

Currently it’s not possible to set both local_ip and ipv6

queue_size

Sets the capacity of the remote daemon queue in number of agent events.

Default value

131072

Allowed values

Any number between 1 and 262144.

Note

The remote queue is only available for agent events, not syslog events. This options only works when the connection is set to secure.

Example of configuration

<remote>
  <connection>syslog</connection>
  <port>514</port>
  <protocol>udp</protocol>
  <allowed-ips>192.168.1.0/24</allowed-ips>
  <local_ip>192.168.1.5</local_ip>
</remote>

<remote>
  <connection>secure</connection>
  <port>1514</port>
  <protocol>udp</protocol>
  <queue_size>16384</queue_size>
</remote>