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Sumo Logic

Advanced UI Installer Settings

These options appear if you click Advanced Settings on the Confirmation dialog in the UI Installer. Click each tab to specify settings, and then click Next to return to the main UI installer flow.

Tab Settings Description


  • Collector Name

Name to identify the Collector in the Web UI. The Collector name must be unique. If you are installing a Collector that would have the same name as an existing Collector, the system automatically appends a 13-digit epoch timestamp to the Collector name. Learn more...


  • Default URL
  • Override the default URL

URL used to register the Collector for the Data Collection API. By default, Sumo Logic will automatically detect the correct Data Collection API.

Run As

  • Root/Administration User
  • Custom User

User account under which the Collector runs on this machine.

For Windows, the user account must have "Log on as Service" privileges. Default is the Administrator/Root user.


  • See Proxy Settings in this topic.

Proxy settings to connect to the Data Collection API.

Proxy Settings

Configure these settings if you want to use a proxy to connect to the Data Collection API.

Setting Description

Proxy Host

Host name of the proxy server.

Proxy Port

Port used by the proxy server.

Authentication Type

If authentication is required, we support two different types:

Basic Authentication (Username, Password)

NTLM domain used to log into the proxy server. Required only for NTLM authentication.

Proxy User

(Optional) User name to log into proxy server. Required for basic and NTLM authentication.

Proxy Password

(Optional) Password to log into proxy server. Required for basic and NTLM authentication.

NTLM Domain

NTLM Authentication (Username, Password, NTLM Domain)