[ILUG] Log Management Software?
jmglov at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 06:45:45 GMT 2009
2009/3/6 Braun Brelin <bbrelin at gmail.com>:
> I was originally thinking about Nagios, which, I believe does log management
> as well as systems monitoring,
Nagios does not do log management in any real way other than log scan alarms.
How do you want to "manage" your logs?
2. Retention on a central (fleet of) log box(en)?
4. Log scan alarms?
5. What am I leaving off here?
Nagios can do (4), and that's all, to the best of my knowledge. Note
that I know Nagios v1.3 very well, and versions after that not at all,
so my knowledge could be too dated to matter. But I doubt that they've
extended Nagios in a major architectural way to log management, since
monitoring is its raison d'etre, and log management is monitoring not
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