XML API user-id connected server

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XML API user-id connected server

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i have successfully setup the XML API using the example provided in the documentation and it is working fine.

i used kiwi syslog and vb script.

when monitoring using the User-ID agent (version 4.1.5-1) i notice that my Active Directory servers how as connected but my one syslog server shows disconnected with hundreds of entries each having a different port.  it is almost like each time the script runs a new connection is made and then disconnected.

here is an example :

Server                              TYpe          Status          XML API     Disconnected (XML API)          XML API     Disconnected (XML API)          XML API     Disconnected (XML API)

is this normal or is there a way to keep one connection open for the syslog server?



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This is how Kiwi syslog works:

- Match a line

- Execute a script

if you don't want a new connection each time, you have to write another script that stay connected to the Agent

and you have to modify the current script to publish the User/IP Mapping to the local script instead the UID agent.

Please note that the UID-Agent can support up to 100 simultaneous connection and if a connection is up 10 min without any message, the connection will be dropped (you can send some keepalive if you want).

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Hi Mark Miller,

Did you successfully setup the XML API with Kiwi Syslog and managed to get UID Agent updated the ip-user-mapping? Do you mind to share how do you did it?

I had setup the Kiwi Syslog with the VB script but it doesn't work. Thanks in advance.

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