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  •  You can now display UTC timestamps in the new Papertrail event viewer.  There is now a new UTC Timestamps toggle in the display preferences menu. To see it in action, select the display options icon in the new event viewer.  You will find the UTC Timestamp toggle right above the Time option.   Read More


  • SolarWinds® Papertrail™ now supports SAML v2.0, which makes Papertrail even faster and easier to access.   Using SAML authentication you can log into your Active Directory domain or intranet and have immediate access to Papertrail, with no additional login required.    The new SAML support also enables you to enforce user identity verification policies  Read More


  • You can hide the application chrome with our new 'presentation mode' feature.  Hiding the application chrome removes the header and navigation menus from the event viewer and lets you maximize your screen real estate for less scrolling and easier troubleshooting.  You can find option to hide the application chrome at the bottom of the display options menu.


  • We just released the SolarWinds® AppOptics™ Dev Edition, a new, free version of AppOptics (APM) aimed at helping developers gain visibility into an application's performance during the development cycle to ship code faster with fewer bugs. Read More


  • You can take troubleshooting up a notch by adding context to your logs. The integration between AppOptics and Papertrail provides the ability to group the log messages from a traced transaction and add trace context to your logs in Papertrail. Connecting the dots between the distributed trace and the related logs makes your life easier when troubleshooting application issues—especially in complex environments. Read More


  • You can minimize the common issues when you move Ruby on Rails apps to production. Once a new Rails app or a new feature for an existing app is “ready”—meaning that everything works as expected locally and all tests pass—it is moved to production, which brings a new set of problems. There are a number of common issues that new Rails developers might face when deploying and running their apps in production, that result in server errors, missing resources, and even timeouts. Read the tips and tricks from our dev team to avoid these pitfalls. Read More


  • You can use Papertrail to analyze access and security logs. Application programming interfaces (APIs) have become a critical part of almost every business. APIs are responsible for transferring information between systems within a company or to external companies. For example, when you log in to a website like Google or Facebook, an API processes your login credentials to verify they are correct. Read how to quickly parse application logs and identify potential vulnerabilities. Read More


  • Papertrail can create and update a SolarWinds AppOptics™ graph. You can create and AppOptics graph that displays the number of log messages matching a search alert. The process of setting this up is easy. We've provided you with step by step directions in the Papertrail Knowledge Base.Read More
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