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Syslog is an accepted standard used to send event messages to a logging server, called a Syslog server. The Syslog can be used to collect a variety of events. Some companies provide free as well as paid versions of Syslog servers. Here are some of the free versions of Syslog servers that you can get in the market.
Kiwi Syslog Server – FREE VERSION
Developed by Solarwinds, The Kiwi Syslog server is a tool used to filter log messages, alert you about log messages and also store them. It can gather both Syslog events and messages for Windows as well as Linux and Unix operating systems. It is a very easy for the devices to send the log information to the Syslog server as it supports a wide range of devices. It can manage Syslog messages and SNMP traps centrally respond to Syslog messages automatically. You also get an email summary on a daily basis which you can archive for further analysis and record.
You can setup different rules and filters to create your own setup. By using different filters you can segregate the messages on the basis of Priority, IP address, Hostname, Message Text, Time of Day, Flags/Counters, Input Source.
The free version allows the collection of Syslog events and monitoring of 5 devices.
Please click on the following link to download the free version of Kiwi Syslog Server.
Paessler PRTG Syslog Server
Paessler PRTG offers you a free Syslog server. PRTG Syslog server provides you with a variety of sensors. Through the Syslog receiver, you can receive and analyze messages. It checks the content of the Syslog messages and analyses the content thoroughly. You can also set an alarm by putting filters like severity. Other important sensors provided by PRTG Syslog server are the Syslog sensor and the SNMP Trap Receiver. The SNMP Trap receiver is capable of receiving more than 10K messages per second. With the ability to connect to the device directly, these sensors work more efficiently and provide you with optimum efficiency in capturing the messages.
The Paessler PRTG Syslog Server is available in free as well as paid version. The free version allows you to use up to 100 sensors. You can visit the website to view all the free and paid sensor list. Click on the link below to visit the website.
A Windows based Syslog server, Syslog server is a dedicated Syslog server solution which excels in collecting Syslog messages and displaying the alerts in case of any network discrepancies. The Syslog Watcher works exceptionally even in the event of high network traffic. It has the capability of capturing millions of messages without any hitch in performance.
One of the most attracting feature of Syslog Watcher is the user-friendly GUI. The main options are right on top of the window in the form of buttons. All the Syslog events can be viewed beneath it. From starting or stopping the server to retrieving the logs of the events to putting a filter to the Syslog messages, all the features are right in front of you.
Please visit the website to signup for Syslog Watcher by clicking on the link below.
Used for automating Syslog event collection, Splunk Light is designed for small IT environments. It is available in versions of Splunk Lite and Splunk Enterprise. Splunk Lite is available for free which can be upgraded to Splunk Enterprise.
Splunk Lite offers features such as real time monitoring and notification of events via e mail. Splunk Lite provides a centralized environment. You can collect data from various devices and store them it collectively in a centralized database.
Please visit the following page to sign up for Splunk Lite.