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WinSyslog

Another feature is the possibility to review log messages which are stored in a database.

 

The status bar at the bottom of the screen shows you, if the SyslogViewer is running or stopped, how many records are currently shown and how much time you have left for the trial or your licensing status.

 

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Database View

 

 

The toolbar in this case is for entering the login information for the database.

 

System DSN

 

Specify the System DSN of your database here.

 

 

Username

 

The username for the database.

 

 

Password

 

The appropriate password for the database.

 

 

Store Username and Password

 

With the checkbox you can tell the InterActive SyslogViewer to keep the username and password or not. This is to make usage easier for you.

 

 

Limit Records

 

This limits the maximum of the shown records. The default value is 10000. If changed, this can have a enormous impact on your machine.

 

 

Reload

 

This button is to reload the database. This is needed to view if there are new log messages in the database.

 

 

Odbc Admin

 

This button opens the Administration Panel for ODBC Data Source connections

 

 

 

Once a database connection is successfully established, you can see another toolbar with the filter options:

 

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Active Database View

 

 

Highlight Rows

 

You can enter a keyword into the field, the rows containing this keyword will be highlighted. You can then find the messages much easier,

 

 

Facility Filter

 

Allows you to only show messages with a certain facility. You can use the dropdown menu to specify the facility.

 

 

Priority Filter

 

Allows you to only show messages with a certain priority. You can use the dropdown menu to specify the priority.

 

 

Go

 

With this button, you apply the filter settings to the current view. Depending on the filter settings you chose you will see either colored lines and/or only the lines from the category you wish to see.

 

 

Reset Filters

 

Resets the filter settings and returns you to the default view of your database.