SMTP Log File Detail Level: This specifies the amount of detail that should be recorded for each SMTP session. Normal log detail includes all conversations with remote servers as well as system messages. Extra log detail will additionally record all conversations with your destination mail servers. The log entries of conversations with your destination mail servers will be prefaced with an asterisk (*) for identification.
Start a new log file hourly: With this option enabled, Alligate will create a separate log file for each hour's SMTP traffic, using the Log File detail specified above. This is helpful for busy servers where log files could otherwise grow to several hundred megabytes.
Enable Console Viewer: Sets whether the console viewer in Alligate should be enabled. the use of the console viewer is not recommended for high volume installations. It can consume a lot of resources that could degrade over all system performance.
Syslog Logging Options: Specifies whether Alligate should echo it's logs or status reports to a remote Syslog server.
Syslog Server IP Address: This option lets you specify the Syslog server you wish to report to.
Syslog Server Port: This option specifies the destination UDP port that Alligate should send it's Syslog messages to.
This sections defines the location where the various log files are to be stored. These to not normally need to be changed from their default values.