[syslog-ng] Building a syslog server (syslog-ng) with GUI

Jason Kojro-Badziak jbadziak at monolith-software.com
Wed Jun 13 17:26:11 CEST 2012

We are using Splunk to collect/store/display our syslogs.


They have a free edition which will receive up to 500 megabytes of data per day, and provides a really nice way to look through the syslogs.

Thank you!

Jason Kojro-Badziak
Monolith Software
Staff Engineer
311 North 2nd Street, Suite #302
St. Charles, IL 60174
Office:  312-957-6470 x3010
Email:  jbadziak at monolith-software.com

-----Original Message-----
From: syslog-ng-bounces at lists.balabit.hu [mailto:syslog-ng-bounces at lists.balabit.hu] On Behalf Of Dave Haywood
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 2:17 AM
To: Syslog-ng users' and developers' mailing list
Subject: Re: [syslog-ng] Building a syslog server (syslog-ng) with GUI

On 13/06/2012 05:30, Yu Watanabe wrote:
> Hi all!
> I am planning to build a syslog server using syslog-ng, however, not 
> using the configuration drivers of syslog-ng.
> Instead, I want to use a third party GUI that has a filtering function 
> and would be better if can set actions for each fitlering. The reason 
> for using other GUI is that because configuration file is getting bit 
> complex.
> So, the story is make syslog-ng gather the logs and send it to 
> database ( such as mysql ). The the thrid party GUI do the filtering.
> Cacti - camm plugin is one of my candidates.
> It would be helpful if people in this mailing list can give us some 
> recommendation for the GUI.



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