How to validate that Netsight have a syslog server on ?

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Hi, I configured the syslog server in a switch and Ia have a netsight but how can i Know that the server is running ?

I hope you can help me.
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Based on operating system. The syslog server is listening on UDP 514

execute: netstat -an
If you see there udp 514 there then it is running.

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On a Linux Apppliance you can login via ssh and use "service rsyslog status".
Normaly you will receive: rsyslog start/running, process xxx