LogViewPlus processes TCP logs by connecting to a remote server where it expects to find a open port streaming data.  All data received will be written to a local file where it can then be opened automatically and parsed as normal. 

LogViewPlus does not support any means of TCP authentication.


Reference Name

1. Reference Name

A reference name can be set to more easily manage and access this configuration.  Reference names should be unique.  By default, the reference name will mirror the server name and port number.  Reference names are also be used by the local log level and automatic template settings.

The name provided will be used to build a URI which can be used to refer to this server.  For this reason, the name provided must be URI friendly - it should not contain characters or symbols which are difficult to represent in URI form.

The reference name will also be used in the file name where TCP data is logged.  The name used here will therefore also be used to determine the appropriate parser configuration. 


Category Name

2. Category Name

A category name is used to group TCP connections into a folder in the Log Explorer. This field is not required.

If you have previously configured a server with a category name, this name will be available as a drop-down option. Alternatively you can type a new name into the category text box.


Server Name

3. Server Name

The host name of the machine where the streaming TCP data can be found.



4. Port

The TCP port where log data is published.



5. Test

Validates and tests the provided configuration.


Save / Cancel

6. Save / Cancel

Once you have configured your listener, you can use the save command to persist your changes. Once your changes have been saved the configured listener will be immediately available in the folder tree view.

Use the "Cancel" command to return to LogViewPlus without saving your changes.

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