There are two ways to detect configuration changes:
IP Fabric checks incoming syslog messages for key phrases (for example
Configured from console by admin15 on vty0.). This option needs the appropriate
syslog configuration on the device side.
Syslog server listens on port
514/UDP and there is no additional configuration on the IP Fabric side needed. You can send syslog directly from network devices (example for Cisco IOS)
or using syslog forwarder (example for syslog-ng).
- The receiving port
514cannot be modified.
- The syslog messages are filtered and are stored in RabbitMQ apart from the main DB and cannot be observed in IP Fabric’s GUI
To enable the syslog triggered configuration management go to Settings → Advanced → Configuration Management → Configuration Management Setup and select Syslogtrigger.
Configuration change is checked at regular intervals as configured by user.
Schedule can be enabled and configured at Settings → Advanced → Configuration Management → Configuration Management Setup and select Schedule.
Example for scheduling a check every day at 5:00; 5:30; 10:00; 10:30; 15:00; 15:30; 20:00; 20:30.
Multiple values from the lists can be selected with