Parsing Syslog and Acting on it, using other input too

Thijs Stuurman thijs.stuurman at nxs.nl
Thu Aug 29 13:19:57 UTC 2013


For some straightforward things I have used Logdog (http://caspian.dotconf.net/menu/Software/LogDog/).


With kind regards,

Thijs Stuurman

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kasper Adel [mailto:karim.adel at gmail.com]
> Sent: donderdag 29 augustus 2013 15:03
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: Parsing Syslog and Acting on it, using other input too
> 
> 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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