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[Discuss] Monitor Modem Log On Server

On 3/18/2016 9:52 PM, jbk wrote:
> I have a netgear modem with log export capability that I would like to
> monitor on my server. The server is running SL6.7. I presume that I need
> to open ports on the firewall and associated protocol.
> The modem has simple choices that allow me to point the output to a
> specific ip address but not a port.
> I need to tell syslog or maybe its rsyslog to listen for the log
> broadcasts.
> So any hints would be helpful.

Run wireshark/tcpdump and see what port it is trying to connect to.
pcap comes in before your machine's local firewall, so don't worry about
disabling that.

# tcpdump -i eth0 host modem-ip-address


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