Parsing Syslog and Acting on it, using other input too

Gino O'Donnell g at
Thu Aug 29 15:18:28 UTC 2013

Check out Sagan:

On 8/29/13 6:03 AM, Kasper Adel 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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