3.1.2. Update Downloader server configuration file

Linux

The configuration file for the server is located in /etc/ometadownloader/ometadownloader.conf

After modifying the server configuration file you must restart the Metascan service in order for the changes to take effect. You should use the distribution-standard way to restart the ometadownloader service.

[global] section

parameter

default value

required

description

restaddress

0.0.0.0

required

One of the IP addresses of the computer that runs the product to serve REST API and web user interface (0.0.0.0 means all interface)

restport

8028

required

Designated port number for the web and REST interface

[logger] section

key

default value

required

description

logfile

/var/log/ometadownloader/ometadownloader.log

optional

Full path of a logfile to write log messages to

loglevel

info

optional

Level of logging. Supported values are: debug, info, warning, error

syslog

 

optional

Switch on logging to a local ('local') or remote ('protocol://hostname:port') syslog server

syslog_level

 

optional

Level of logging. Supported values are: debug, info, warning, error

override

 

optional

override specific log ids to display them on another level e.g.: "1723:error,663:info"

cef

false

optional

If true, the log format is Common Event Format.

You should set both of syslog and syslog_level or none of them and you should set both of logfile and loglevel or none of them.

Windows

The configuration for the server is located in Windows Registry

After modifying the server configuration file you must restart the OPSWAT Metadefender Update Downloader service in order for the changes to take effect.

Default logging target is Windows event log with default level of info (see below).

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\OPSWAT\Metadownloader\global

parameter

default value

type

required

description

restaddress

0.0.0.0

string value

required

One of the IP addresses of the computer that runs the product to serve REST API and web user interface (0.0.0.0 means all interface)

restport

8028

string value

required

Designated port number for the web and REST interface

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\OPSWAT\Metadownloader\logger

key

default value

type

required

description

logfile

 

string value

optional

Location of a logfile to write log messages to

loglevel

 

string value

optional

Level of logging. Supported values are: debug, info, warning, error

wineventlog_level

info

string value

optional

Level of logging. Supported values are: debug, info, warning, error

syslog

 

string value

optional

Value can only by in form of 'udp://<hostname>:<port>'

syslog_level

 

string value

optional

Level of logging. Supported values are: debug, info, warning, error

override

 

string value

optional

override specific log ids to display them on another level e.g.: "1723:error,663:info"

cef

false

string value

optional

If true, the log format is Common Event Format.

You should set both of syslog and syslog_level or none of them and you should set both of logfile and loglevel or none of them.

For override a list of log message ids needed with optionally a level. If there is no level set for an id, it will be displayed on every occasion. e.g.: "1723,663:info" means id 1723 dump message will be displayed every time and id 663 warning message is reduced to info level.