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Link Logger Set Up

 

1.Download and Install Link Logger for ipmon firewalls

 

m0n0wall interface setup

2. Next Configure Link Logger

To find this screen select 'Edit' from the main menu and then select the 'Setup...' option and click on the 'Router' tab.  The Router Address is the internal LAN IP address of your m0n0wall firewall, and the WAN Interface is your RED or external facing interface.

 

3. Configure m0n0wall to send logs to Link Logger, to do this from the m0n0wall menu  select 'Diagnostics' -> 'Logging' and click on the 'Settings' menu button.

m0n0wall syslog setup

There are two things which must be done here, first you must enable Remote Logging and second enter the LAN IP Address of the system running Link Logger (in this example 192.168.1.100).  Once you press Save m0n0wall logs should start to appear in Link Logger.

 

FAQ for Install Issues

  • If Link Logger stops logging check to see if the IP address of the logging system has changed as sometime the DHCP server will assign a new IP address to the system running Link Logger and hence will not receive the logging information.

  • If you get an error when starting Link Logger, please make sure that you don't have other logging software running when you start Link Logger, as only one application can process Syslog messages at a time.

  • If Link Logger doesn't work and your running ZoneAlarm or any similar software firewall product please ensure that it is allowing communication between Link Logger and your Linksys Router.  Link Logger does attempt to ping your router on startup, and your Linksys Router sends its logging information to Link Logger via Syslog messages (UDP port 514).  If the ping is blocked then Link Logger displays a message stating that it couldn't communicate with the Router.  If the Syslog messages are blocked then Link Logger doesn't log anything as it doesn't receive any logging information.

  • Link Logger does have an uninstall program for easy removal.  You can remove Link Logger using 'Remove Programs' in the Windows Control Panel.

 

If Link Logger is still not working email Link Logger Support