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Kiwi Syslog Server Product Features

Kiwi Syslog Server is an affordable log management software installed on Windows®. It collects, displays, stores, alerts on, and forwards syslog and SNMP trap messages from network devices, such as routers, switches, Linux® and UNIX® hosts, and other syslog and trap-enabled devices (supports both IPv4 and IPv6 devices). Simplify log management, and comply with log storage requirements and regulatory standards.

 
 
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Web Access

View your syslog data from anywhere in your network with web access! Configure up to 5 admin and user accounts. Create and save custom views using custom filters and highlighting rules that are accessible from wherever you log in.

View your syslog data from anywhere in your network with web access! Configure up to 5 admin and user accounts. Create and save custom views using custom filters and highlighting rules that are access

Windows Syslog Management Console

Consolidate all your Syslog Messages, SNMP Traps and Windows Event Logs into a single view. Receive syslog messages via UDP, TCP and Secure TCP.

Consolidate all your Syslog Messages, SNMP Traps and Windows Event Logs into a single view. Receive syslog messages via UDP, TCP and Secure TCP.

ODBC Logging

Connect easily to the database of your choice with universal connectivity to ODBC-compliant databases, giving you complete flexibility for external reporting and analysis.

Connect easily to the database of your choice with universal connectivity to ODBC-compliant databases, giving you complete flexibility for external reporting and analysis.

Trend Analysis Graphs

View and generate graphs of syslog statistics over specific time periods.

View and generate graphs of syslog statistics over specific time periods.

Automated Log Archive

Automate archiving of log files, including zipping and securing log files with encryption on an ad-hoc or scheduled basis.

Automate archiving of log files, including zipping and securing log files with encryption on an ad-hoc or scheduled basis.

Quick and Easy Setup

Start managing Syslog messages, SNMP Traps, Windows Events from routers, switches, Windows machine, Unix hosts, and other syslog-enabled devices in just minutes!

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Advanced Message Filtering

Perform advanced filtering of messages by host name, host IP address, priority, message text keyword, or time of day.

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Advanced Alerting

Create advanced alerts utilizing syslog message content, message volume, or meta data and perform conditional email alerting.

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SNMP Trap

Consolidate all your SNMP Traps and Windows Event Logs into a single view. Receive syslog messages via UDP, TCP and Secure TCP.

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Log Forwarder for Windows

Forward event log message from your Windows Event Log to Kiwi Syslog Server using SolarWinds Log Forwarder for Windows software (available at no charge to Kiwi Syslog Server customers).

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Auto-split Log Files

Auto-split log files by priority, time of day, host name, host IP address, domain name, and WELF format tags in message text.

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Advanced Message Buffering

Continue to receive messages when heavy loads occur with a buffer of 10 million syslog messages and 1,000 email messages.

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Perform Automated Actions

Automatically send email, forward messages, trigger audible alarms, send SNMP trap messages, run custom scripts or page IT staff based on syslog message content.

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Advanced Syslog Forwarding

Forward messages while retaining the original source IP address of the message, allowing seamless integration with external network management systems.

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Community Content Exchange

Leverage community-created rules and filters for faster resolution to common issues and share content you’ve developed with SolarWinds community of 100,000+ network engineers on thwack.

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Send Log Messages to the Cloud with Papertrail Integration

Optionally send log messages to Papertrail cloud-based log management service in real time. Use the built-in 'Action' in Kiwi Syslog Server to forward logs to Papertrail. Then you can monitor, search, alert, and archive logs on the cloud.

Send Log Messages to the Cloud with Papertrail Integration
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Secure Web Access

View your syslog data from anywhere with secure Web access! Set up local Kiwi users or authenticate through Active Directory®. Create your own views using filters and highlighting rules, and then access your logs securely from any major Web browser over HTTPS.

Quick and Easy Setup

Start managing Syslog messages, SNMP Traps, Windows Events from routers, switches, Windows machine, Linux and UNIX hosts, and other syslog-enabled devices in just minutes!

Advanced Message Filtering

Perform advanced filtering of messages by host name, host IP address, priority, message text keyword, or time of day.

Advanced Alerting

Create advanced alerts utilizing syslog message content, message volume, or meta data and perform conditional email alerting.

Automated Log Archive

Automatically archive log files and implement your log retention policy (to meet SOX, PCI-DSS, FISMA & more). Schedule compress, encrypt, move, rename, delete and other log management actions.

SNMP Trap Management

Kiwi Syslog Server receives SNMP traps (v1, v2, and v3) from routers, switches, firewalls, and other trap-enabled devices. Consolidate all your SNMP traps, syslog messages, and Windows event logs into a single view. Similar to syslog forwarding, you can also forward SNMP traps to other syslog servers and log management systems.

Log Forwarder for Windows

Forward event log messages from your Windows servers and workstations to Kiwi Syslog Server using SolarWinds Log Forwarder for Windows. This is an optional free utility that is available with your download of Kiwi Syslog Server. Learn more about Log Forwarder for Windows.

ODBC Logging

Connect easily to the database of your choice with universal connectivity to ODBC-compliant databases, giving you complete flexibility for external reporting and analysis.

Auto-split Log Files

Auto-split log files by priority, time of day, host name, host IP address, domain name, and WELF format tags in message text.

Advanced Message Buffering

Continue to receive messages when heavy loads occur with a buffer of 10 million syslog messages and 1,000 email messages.

Perform Automated Actions

Automatically send email, forward messages, trigger audible alarms, send SNMP trap messages, run custom scripts or page IT staff based on syslog message content.

Advanced Syslog and SNMP Trap Forwarding

Kiwi Syslog Server allows you to forward syslog and SNMP traps collected from IPv4 and IPv6 devices, allowing seamless integration with external network management systems and log management tools. Kiwi Syslog Server can also retain and display the original source IP address (IPv4) of the forwarded syslog messages and SNMP traps.

Trend Analysis Graphs

View and generate graphs of syslog statistics over specific time periods.

Send Log Messages to the Cloud with Papertrail Integration

Optionally send log messages to Papertrail cloud-based log management service in real time. Use the built-in 'Action' in Kiwi Syslog Server to forward logs to Papertrail. Then you can monitor, search, alert, and archive logs on the cloud.

Community Content Exchange

Leverage community-created rules and filters for faster resolution to common issues and share content you’ve developed with SolarWinds community of 100,000+ network engineers on thwack.