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Syslog Server Guided Tour - Red, White and Blue!

What's red, white and blue and warns you when your log traffic is spiking?

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Kiwi Syslog Server, of course!  (Red for errors, blue for info...) 

New this week: a two-minute guided tour (YouTube video) that shows you how Kiwi Syslog can monitor, archive and alert on your log files. 

Syslog Server Guided Tour

If you're in a hurry, here's a quick schedule of the guided syslog server video tour.

  • 0:10 - what types of messages Kiwi Syslog Server can supportmon
  • 0:20 - how many messages Kiwi Syslog Server can support
  • 0:25 - what the real time display looks like
  • 0:30 - a filtered real time display
  • 0:35 - the optional web interface
  • 0:40 - log file handing (split logs and archiving)
  • 0:55 - complying with retention policy requirements
  • 1:15 - reacting to message events with email, sounds and scripts
  • 1:25 - forwarding messages to database servers or other log servers
  • 1:45 - secure forwarding utility
  • 1:55 - conclusion, including overview/summary diagram (at 2:05)
About the Author
Software architect focusing on security. Spent ten years developing secure file transfer technology then joined SolarWinds as part of the Serv-U acquisition. Left SolarWinds for a full-time architect position in 2013, but continue to work with my partner Andy White on interesting file transfer projects for File Transfer Consulting, LLC, the firm we founded in 2011.