BigIP F5 LTM - TCP Syslog

The F5 LTM allows for the transmission of syslog messages using TCP connections via the use of the syslog-ng daemon.


In order to configure TCP syslog the following command(s) are used,

bigpipe syslog include '"destination d_tcp { tcp(\"<SYSLOG IP>\" port(<PORT>));};log { source(local);\ destination(d_tcp);};"'
bigpipe save all


To confirm the configuration has been added use the following command.

bigpipe syslog list

Tags: TCP

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