I'm trying to use my Mac Mini server as a remote log server for our router. I set the router to forward the logs to the server but I'm not seeing the logs anywhere in the console app.
Am I missing something?
Thanks a lot in advance.
You have to configure the OS X (or any other OS) to accept remote syslogs using something like
Simply pointing a device's syslog application to a remote machine isn't enough, if it were malicious users would be able to make a system run full disk with little effort.
Unfortunately, the article @MDMarra linked is somewhat out of date -- in OS X 10.7, Apple switched the syslogd LaunchDaemon to binary plist format, meaning that it isn't just a matter of editing it with a text editor. Here's how to add the network listener with PlistBuddy:
Note: I haven't fully tested this; it listens for UDP on the right socket, but I haven't verified that it still handles incoming packets properly.