Accops Hyworks
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Objective

This document is used to configure syslog server in HyWorks management console to enable log forwarding to syslog server.

Prerequisites

  • HyWorks management console access
  • Syslog server IP
  • Port must be open from HyWorks controller

Steps to configure syslog server

Follow below steps to configure syslog server for log forwarding:

  1. Login into HyWorks Controller Management Console
  2. Go to below location: System -> Syslog server
  3. Provide following details:
    1. Identity: Specify Server name e.g., HWSCTRL1
    2. Remote Address: Specify Syslog server IP or
    3. Remote Port: Specify port on which the syslog server is configured to receive logs
    4. Enable Syslog: Select to send logs to the configured syslog server.
  4. Click Update button to save the settings

Advance Configurations

Following advance configurations can be done to get some extra logs:
Location of Controls: System -> Advance Config

  1. Controller Session Monitoring: This flag is used to enable Controller Session logging. After enabling this flag, it will add extra logs for user login and connect desktop and application. Default is false and should be marked as true to get additional session details.
  2. Controller Session Monitoring Interval: This value is used to define Controller Session Monitoring interval (in minutes). Default is 15 minutes.

Log format used for syslog server

Below is the log format, used for HyWorks logs:

Format: DateTime_UserName_OrganizationName_LogLevel(Info/Error/Warn)_LogMessage_Exception(StackTarace)_Logger(Entitiy)_CorelationIdL1_CorelationIdL2_CorelationIdL3

HyWorks log can be downloaded for verification from following location on HyWorks Controller Management console:

HyWorks management console -> Logs -> download logs

HyWorks logs Parsing Examples

ARS HyWorks Fields Details about fields Logs
@timestamp Log timing 2021-11-23 17:30:48,138
Course_Self_Study_Reservation_Name Name of CSS reservation from logs <14>HWC-PROD: 2021-11-23 17:30:48,138 _a0215550 _default _INFO _User 'a0215550' log-in into course self-study reservation 'Res-EITWGH' and course '[]' - '2021888T013001'. _ _EDCLog
Self_Study_Course_Code CSS course name, If users will create CSS then we can filter course name through this tag User 'a0193741' log-in into course self-study reservation 'Res-GPIOG6' and course '' - '20211106202000'\
Course_Self_Study_Username Username of user from CSS User 'a0193741' log-in into course self-study reservation 'Res-GPIOG6' and course '' - '20211106202000'
HyWorks _Identifier HyWorks server name which we added as Identifier in Syslog settings in HyWorks <14>HWC-PROD: 2021-11-23 17:30:48,138 _a0215550 _default _INFO _User 'a0215550' log-in into course self-study reservation 'Res-EITWGH' and course '[]' - '2021888T013001'. _ _EDCLog
LogType Type of logs in HyWorks i.e. INFO/ERROR/WARNING 2021-11-23 17:30:52,311 _ _default _INFO _'VDI-OC3XP6-0044''Shutdown' _ _EDCLog2021-11-23 17:30:48,028 _a0215550 _default _WARN _RDP login name changed from a0215550@kuecs.kyoto-u.ac.jp to a0215550 for desktop VDI-V1NAV4-0085 _ _EDCLog
Login_Time Login time of user logged into HyWorks
Profile Organization Details (Default in case of Kyoto HyLabs) default
Self_Study_Reservation_Name Name of SS reservation name <14>HWC-PROD: 2021-11-23 11:09:20,062 _a0181820 _default _INFO _User 'a0181820' log-in into self-study reservation 'Res-X55BV0'. _ _EDCLog
Self_Study_Username Username of user from SS <14>HWC-PROD: 2021-11-23 11:09:20,062 _a0181820 _default _INFO _User 'a0181820' log-in into self-study reservation 'Res-X55BV0'. _ _EDCLog
Session_Time This Log is specific to Application active time which is published in HyWorks (Not applicable in case of HyLabs)
Username User connected with VDI on Connect Desktop Agent/ Connect Desktop Call 2021-11-23 11:09:20,062 _a0181820 _default _INFO _['Connect Desktop'] UserName: a0181820@kuecs.kyoto-u.ac.jp, Connect Desktop at:11:09:20.0625748Total time taken - 00:00:01.424 [Format: HH:MM:SS:sss] _ _EDCLog2021-11-23 11:09:20,046 _a0181820 _default _INFO _['CallDesktopAgent'] UserName: 10.252.250.65, CallDesktopAgent at:11:09:20.0469531Total time taken - 00:00:01.381 [Format: HH:MM:SS:sss] _ _EDCLog
_index You can select the index as per the requirement, Available Index -> HyWorks /HySecure/Metricbeat/Goldmaster
concurrent_vms Concurrent Number of powered on VMs at particular time of interval 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
host HyWorks sever address
idle_users_hw Logged in idle users, Users which are in idle state in HyWorks 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
license_used_hw License used as per the total logged in users. 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
logged_in_active_users_hw Users session in active state 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
logged_in_disconnected_hw Users Session are in disconnected state in HyWorks 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
loglvl Controller Logs level -> 14- Info, 12- Warning
message Log message from HyWorks
timestamp Log timing
total_dedicated_desktop_sessions_hw Connected dedicated desktops in HyWorks 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
total_licenses_hw Total available licenses available in HyWorks 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog
total_logged_in_users_hw Total Logged in concurrent users at particular interval of time 2021-11-23 17:31:57,704 _ _default _INFO _[Syslog] System Usage log : Total license : 1000, Used license : 14, Total logged in users : 14 , Logged in active users : 12 , Logged in idle users : 1 , Logged in disconnected users : 1 , Total application sessions : 0, Application connected sessions : 0, Application disconnected sessions : 0, Total shared desktop sessions : 0, Shared desktop connected sessions : 0,Shared desktop disconnected sessions : 0, Total dedicated desktop sessions : 9 , Total Power On Ready Desktop : 560 _ _EDCLog

Log format used in HyWorks

  1. Login in HyWorks management console
  2. Go to Logs.
  3. Download log file compare all logs

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