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BeamOS – Events Log

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Summary

The Events Log windows display records of such events as logins, reboots, resets, connections, configuration changes, and more.
BeamOS Status events log screen

Events Reporting

The Events Reporting section gives you the ability to configure rules that will inform you via SMS or email when certain events occur on your router. These events can be almost anything – configuration changes, reboots, new connections, various status updates, etc.
BeamOS Status events log events reporting screen

Events Reporting Configuration

Events Reporting Configuration is used to create and customize Events Reporting Rules. Here you can specify any event type and subtype, chose whether you want to be informed by an SMS message or email, modify what kind of information you want receive should an event occur. To open this window, choose an Event type, Event subtype and Action and click the Add button. A new rule should appear in the Events Reporting Rules tab. Click the Edit button located next to that rule after which you will be redirected to that rule’s configuration window.
Send SMS
BeamOS Status events log events reporting rule configuration screen
Field Name
Value
Description
Enable
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles the rule ON or OFF
Event type
Config change | New DHCP client | FW upgrade | Mobile data | SMS | SIM switch | Signal Strength | Reboot | SSH | WebUI | New WiFi client | LAN port state | Backup | Restore point | GPS; Default: Config change
The type of event that you wish to receive information about
Event subtype
Sample: After unexpected shut down
Specified event’s sub-type. This field changes in accordance with Event type
Action
Send SMS | Send email; Default: Send SMS
Action that is to be taken after the specified event occurs
Enable delivery retry
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles delivery retry On or OFF. If for some reason the message delivery is unsuccessful, the router initiates a retry if this field is enabled
Retry interval
1 min. | 5 min. | 10 min. | 15 min. | 30 min. | 60 min.; Default 5 min
Specifies when the router should try re-sending the message in case the first attempt was a failure
Retry count
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10; Default: 2
Specifies the maximum number of failed attempts after which the router does not try to send the message anymore
Message text on Event
string; Default: Router name – %rn; Event type – %et; Event text – %ex; Time stamp – %ts;
Specifies the text that the message will contain
Get status after reboot
yes | no; Default: no
Specifies whether the router should send an SMS message indicating the router’s status after the reboot in addition to the original message
Status message after reboot
string; Default: Router name – %rn; WAN IP – %wi; Data Connection state – %cs; Connection type – %ct; Signal strength – %ss; New FW available – %fs;
Specifies the text that the status message will contain. This field becomes visible only if Get status after reboot is checked
Recipients
Single number | User group; Default: Single number
Specifies the intended recipients. A guide on how to create a User group can be found in the SMS Utilities chapter, User Groups section
Recipient’s phone number
phone number; Default: ” “
The intended recipient’s phone number. To add more than one number, click the green Services sms gateway auto reply plus symbol located to the right of this field. The phone number must be entered in the international format, but without dash symbols or spaces, e.g., +44061234567

Send SMS

BeamOS Status events log events reporting rule configuration email screen
Field Name
Value
Description
Enable
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles the rule ON or OFF
Event type
Config change | New DHCP client | FW upgrade | Mobile data | SMS | SIM switch | Signal Strength | Reboot | SSH | WebUI | New WiFi client | LAN port state | Backup | Restore point | GPS; Default: Config change
The type of event that you wish to receive information about
Event subtype
Sample: After unexpected shut down
Specified event’s sub-type. This field changes in accordance with Event type
Action
Send SMS | Send email; Default: Send SMS
Action that is to be taken after the specified event occurs
Enable delivery retry
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles delivery retry On or OFF. If for some reason the message delivery is unsuccessful, the router initiates a retry if this field is enabled
Retry interval
1 min. | 5 min. | 10 min. | 15 min. | 30 min. | 60 min.; Default 5 min.
Specifies when the router should try re-sending the message in case the first attempt was a failure
Retry count
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10; Default: 2
Specifies the maximum number of failed attempts after which the router does not try to send the message anymore
Subject
string; Default: ” “
Specifies the subject of the email message
Message text on Event
string; Default: Router name – %rn; Event type – %et; Event text – %ex; Time stamp – %ts;
Specifies the text that the message will contain
Get status after reboot
yes | no; Default: no
Specifies whether the router should send an SMS message indicating the router’s status after the reboot in addition to the original message. If this is checked you will be prompted to enter the text that the status message should contain
SMTP server
ip | host; Default: ” “
Sender’s email service provider’s SMTP server. If you don’t know the SMTP server’s address, you can easily look it up online since it is public information
SMTP port
integer [0..65535]; Default: ” “
Sender’s email service provider’s SMTP port. If you don’t know the SMTP server’s port, you can easily look it up online since it is public information
Secure connection
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles secure connection feature ON or OFF (use only if the email service provider’s server supports SSL or TLS)
Username
string; Default: ” “
Sender’s email account’s login user name
Password
string; Default: ” “
Sender’s email account’s login password
Sender’s email address
email; Default: ” “
The email address of the sender, i.e., the report message will be sent from this email. Make sure this is the same email that you provided login information to
Recipient’s email address
email; Default: ” “
The intended recipient’s email address. To add more than one email address, click the green plus symbol located to the right of this field
Send test mail
Sends a test mail using the information that you provided. Once you click this button, the router will login to the provided email account and send the specified message to the specified address(-es). You should always send a test mail before finishing the configuration to make sure that everything is in order

Event Types and Sub-types

The examples provided above are both concerning the Reboot Event type and After unexpected shut down sub-type. This section is an overview of all other Event type and sub-types.

Event Types and Sub-types
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when any type of configuration changes are applied
SMS
Sends a report message when any SMS related configuration changes are applied. For example, whenever a new SMS Utilities rule is created or changed, changes are made to Auto Reply or Remote configurations, etc.
Mobile traffic
Sends a report message when Mobile Traffic Logging is enabled/disabled or logging interval is changed.
Multiwan
Sends a report message when changes to WAN Backup configuration are applied. For example, whenever a switch from using Wired as main WAN to backup WAN occurs, Wireless is added as a Backup WAN, Health monitor configurations are changed, etc.
Mobile
Sends a report message when any Mobile configuration changes are applied. For example, whenever Service mode, APN, Connection type is changed, etc.
Data limit
Sends a report message when any Mobile Data Limit configuration changes are applied. For example, whenever new data limit is configured, data limit gets disabled/enabled on SIM1/SIM2, data limit period is changed, etc.
GPS
Sends a report message when any configuration changes concerning GPS are applied. For example, whenever GPS gets enabled/disabled, Remote host/IP address is changed, new Geofencing area is defined, etc.
Events reporting
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Events Reporting are applied. For example, whenever a new Events Reporting Rule is created, changed, deleted, etc.
Periodic reboot
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Periodic Reboot are applied. For example, whenever Periodic Reboot gets enabled/disabled, Periodic Reboot interval is changed, etc.
Ping reboot
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Ping Reboot are applied. For example, whenever Ping Reboot gets enabled/disabled, host to ping has changed, etc.
Auto update
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Auto update are applied
Site blocking
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Site Blocking are applied. For example, whenever Whitelist is changed to Blacklist or vice versa, a new entry is added to Blacklist/Whitelist, etc.
Hotspot
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Hotspot are applied. For example, whenever Hotspot SSID was changed, Radius server was changed, Hotspot was enabled/disabled, etc.
Content blocker
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Proxy Based Content Blocker are applied. For example, whenever Whitelist is changed to Blacklist or vice versa, a new entry is added to Blacklist/Whitelist, etc.
Login page
Sends a report message when any Language Settings are changed
Language
Sends a report message when any Language Settings are changed
Profile
Sends a report message when a new Profile is added or deleted
DDNS
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Dynamic DNS are applied. For example, whenever a new DDNS instance is created, changed, deleted or edited
Access control
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Access Control are applied. For example, SSH/HTTP/HTTPS remote or local access is enabled/disabled, changes are made to SSH or WebUI Access Secure, etc.
DCHP
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to DHCP are applied. For example, whenever DHCP Server is enabled/disabled, DHCP address range is changed
SSH
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to SSH are applied
Network
Sends a report message when any Network related configuration changes are applied. For example, whenever Main WAN is changed, LAN IP address is changed, a Wi-Fi Access Point is enabled/disabled, etc…
Wireless
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Wireless are applied. For example, a new Wi-Fi Access point is created, deleted, enabled/disabled, SSID is changed, etc.
Firewall
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to Firewall are applied. For example, a new Traffic rule is added, a new SNAT rule is added, a rule is disabled/enabled, etc.
NTP
Sends a report message when any configuration changes to NTP are applied. For example, whenever NTP is enabled/disabled, Time zone is changed, etc…
Other
Sends a report message when any configuration changes other than the ones provided above are applied
New DHCP Client
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when a new devices is connected to the router either via LAN or Wi-Fi
Connected from WiFi
Sends a report message when a new device is connected to the router via Wi-Fi
Connected from LAN
Sends a report message when a new device is connected to the router via LAN port
FW Upgrade
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when the router initiates a Firmware upgrade (either from an uploaded FW file or from server)
From file
Sends a report message when the router initiates a Firmware upgrade from an uploaded FW file
From server
Sends a report message when the router initiates a Firmware upgrade from server
Mobile Data
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when mobile data connection status changes (from Connected to Disconnected or vice versa)
Connected
Sends a report message when mobile data connection is achieved
Disconnected
Sends a report message when mobile data connection is lost
SMS
Event Sub-type
Description
SMS received
Sends a report message when the router receives a new SMS message
Signal Strength
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves any one of the below specified ranges
-121 dBm -113 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -121 dBm to -113 dBm range
-113 dBm -98 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -113 dBm to -98 dBm range
-98 dBm -93 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -98 dBm to -93 dBm range
-93 dBm -75 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -93 dBm to -75 dBm range
-75 dBm -60 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -75 dBm to -60 dBm range
-60 dBm -50 dBm
Sends a report message when the router’s RSSI value leaves the -60 dBm to -50 dBm range
Reboot
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when the router starts up after any type of reboot (except factory reset)
After unexpected shutdown
Sends a report message when the router shuts down unexpectedly and starts back up again
From WebUI
Sends a report message when the router starts up after a reboot command is initiated from the router’s WebUI Administration->Reboot section
From SMS
Sends a report message when the router starts up after a reboot command is initiated via SMS
From Input/Output
Sends a report message when the router starts up after a reboot command is initiated via Input/Output
From ping reboot
Sends a report message when the router starts up after a reboot command is initiated by the Ping Reboot function
From periodic reboot
Sends a report message when the router starts up after a reboot command is initiated by the Periodic Reboot function
From button
Sends a report message when the router starts up after being restarted by the press of the physical button located on the router
SSH
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when someone connects to the router via SSH (either successfully or unsuccessfully)
Successful authentication
Sends a report message when someone successfully connects to the router via HTTP or HTTPS
Unsuccessful authentication
Sends a report message when someone unsuccessfully tries to connect to the router via HTTP or HTTPS
New WiFi Client
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when a device connects to or disconnects from the router’s WLAN (Wireless Network or Wireless LAN)
Connected
Sends a report message when a device connects to the router’s WLAN
Disconnected
Sends a report message when a device disconnects from the router’s WLAN
Backup
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when the router switches from using the Main WAN to using the Backup WAN and vice versa)
Switched to main
Sends a report message when the router switches from using the Main WAN to using the Backup WAN
Switched to backup
Sends a report message when the router stops using the Backup WAN and start using the Main WAN
Restore Point
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when either when a new Restore point is created or a Restore Point is loaded in to the router
Save
Sends a report message when a new Restore Point is created
Load
Sends a report message when a Restore Point is loaded on to the router
GPS
Event Sub-type
Description
All
Sends a report message when the router moves in and out of the GPS Geofence area
Left geofence
Sends a report message when the router leaves the GPS Geofence area
Entered geofence
Sends a report message when the router enter the GPS Geofence area

Reporting Configuration

The Reporting Configuration section lets you create rules that transfer logs to email or FTP.

BeamOS Status events log reporting configuration screen

Events Log Report Configuration

Events Log Report Configuration provides you with the ability to change the configuration of periodic events reporting to email or FTP. You can access it by creating a rule and clicking the Edit button next to it, just like Event Reporting Configuration.

FTP

BeamOS Status events log reporting configuration screen
Field Name
Value
Description
Enable
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles the log file report rule ON or OFF
Events log
System | Network | All; Default: System
Specifies which log to transfer
Transfer type
Email | FTP; Default: Email
Specifies whether to transfer the log(s) to FTP or Email
Compress file
yes | no; Default: no
Compress events log file using gzip
Enable delivery retry
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles delivery retry On or OFF. If for some reason the message delivery is unsuccessful, the router initiates a retry if this field is enabled
Host
host | ip; Default ” “
FTP server’s IP address or hostname
Retry count
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10; Default: 2
Specifies the maximum number of failed attempts after which the router does not try to send the message anymore
Username
string; Default: ” “
Login user name used for authentication to the FTP server
Password
string; Default: ” “
Login password used for authentication to the FTP
Interval between reports
Week | Month | Year; Default: Week
Specifies how often the reports should be sent
Weekday | Month day
weekday | month day; Default: Sunday
Specifies the day of the month/week when the logging should take place. This field changes in accordance with Interval between reports
Hour
integer [1..24]; Default: 1
Specifies on the hour of the day when the logging should take place

Email

BeamOS Status events log events log reporting configuration email screen
Field Name
Value
Description
Enable
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles the log file report rule ON or OFF
Events log
System | Network | All; Default: System
Specifies which log to transfer
Transfer type
Email | FTP; Default: Email
Specifies whether to transfer the log(s) to FTP or Email
Compress file
yes | no; Default: no
Compress events log file using gzip
Subject
string; Default: ” “
Specifies the subject of the email log message
Message
string; Default: ” “
The text contained in the log email. This has nothing to do with the log itself, which will be sent as an attached file
SMTP server
ip | host; Default: ” “
Sender’s email service provider’s SMTP server. If you don’t know the SMTP server’s address, you can easily look it up online since it is public information
SMTP server port
integer [0..65535]; Default: ” “
Sender’s email service provider’s SMTP server. If you don’t know the SMTP server’s address, you can easily look it up online since it is public information
Secure connection
yes | no; Default: no
Toggles secure connection feature ON or OFF (use only if the email service provider’s server supports SSL or TLS)
Username
string; Default: ” “
Sender’s email account’s login username
Password
string; Default: ” “
Sender’s email account’s login password
Sender’s email address
email; Default: ” “
The email address of the sender, i.e., the report message will be sent from this email. Make sure this is the same email that you provided login information to
Recipient’s email address
email; Default: ” “
The intended recipient’s email address. To add more than one email address, click the green plus symbol located to the right of this field
Interval between reports
Week | Month | Year; Default: Week
Specifies how often the reports should be sent
Weekday | Month day
weekday | month day; Default: Sunday
Specifies the day of the month/week when the logging should take place. This field changes in accordance with Interval between reports
Hour
integer [1..24]; Default: 1
Specifies on the hour of the day when the logging should take place
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