Syslog configuration on Fortinet

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Syslog configuration on Fortinet

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Introduction

to be able to receive logs from Fortigate appliance, the syslog must be configured with key/value syslog (also “Default” or “RFC5424”).

Exmple configuration

NOTE: this is only an example configuration, the options may change due to different version or changed options.

Connect to your fortinet system. Choose Log Forwarding and specify the SGBox IP. The protocol you have to use is Syslog

Altenatively you can go on Log & Reports > Log Settings and enable send log to syslog.
You need also to specify the SGBox IP