Parsing Syslog and Acting on it, using other input too

Jason Biel jason at
Thu Aug 29 13:10:46 UTC 2013

You should look into SPLUNK (, it will collect/store
your syslog data and you can run customized reports and then act on them.

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:03 AM, Kasper Adel <karim.adel at> wrote:

> Hello.
> I am looking for a way to do proactive monitoring of my network, what I am
> specifically thinking about is receiving syslog msgs from the routers and
> the backend engine would correlate certain msgs with output/data that i am
> receiving through SSH/telnet sessions. What i am after is not exposed to
> SNMP so i need to do it on my own.
> I am sure there are many tools that can do parsing of syslog and acting
> upon it but i wonder if there is something more flexible out there that I
> can just re-use to do the above ? Please point me to known public or
> home-grown scripts in use to achieve this.
> Regards,
> Sam


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