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Syslog Server for Windows®

Affordable Software to Manage Syslog Messages, SNMP Traps, and Windows Event Logs

Kiwi Syslog® Server is an affordable, easy-to-use syslog server for IT administrators and network teams. Easy to set up and configure, Kiwi Syslog Server receives, logs, displays, alerts on, and forwards syslog, SNMP trap, and Windows® event log messages from routers, switches, firewalls, Linux® and UNIX® hosts, and Windows® machines.

Kiwi Syslog Server also includes log archive management features that allow you to maintain compliance by securing, compressing, moving, and purging logs exactly as specified in your log retention policy.

Only $295

Key Features

  • Centralized Management of Syslog Messages & SNMP traps – Receive and consolidate syslog messages and SNMP traps from network devices and Linux and UNIX hosts.
  • Real-Time Syslog Alerting & Notification – Receive real-time alerts based on collected syslog and SNMP trap data (message text, host name/IP, date/time of message, syslog facility, level, etc.).
  • Automatically Respond to Log Messages – Execute automated actions upon receiving log messages: send email, forward to another host, run script, log to file/database/Windows® event log, etc.
  • Monitor & Manage Logs from Web Console – Use the out-of-the-box Web access utility to monitor and manage syslog messages and SNMP traps from any Web browser.
  • Store & Archive Logs for Regulatory Compliance – Automate log archival and clean-up schedules to comply with your log retention policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate Syslog Reports on Specific Devices, Events, & Actions – Generate HTML and plain text reports and deliver via email or send to disk. View syslog statistics and trends on graphical charts on the management console.

Kiwi Syslog Server Guided Tour

Watch this video for a detailed guided tour of Kiwi Syslog Server to see its features in action. Find out how to set up the display, configure filters and actions, trigger alerts, forward Windows® event messages to Kiwi Syslog® Server, and create automated log archival and retention schedules.

Top 5 Benefits of Using Kiwi Syslog Server

  1. Deploy quickly: Installs in minutes. Start collecting syslog messages, SNMP traps, and Windows event log data from your IT infrastructure.
  2. Monitor real-time logs: Display and monitor logs on secure and intuitive Web interface.
  3. Respond to messages: Send email, run programs, or forward data when selected messages arrive.
  4. Troubleshoot:Centralize logs from systems and network devices to quickly pinpoint issues.
  5. Comply with regulations: Implement log retention requirements of SOX, FISMA, PCI DSS, HIPAA, and more.

Features at a Glance

  • Collect log messages from multiple devices. No maximum limit on message-sending hosts.
  • Built and tested to handle millions of messages an hour.
  • Run as a service (or foreground application) on Windows operating systems.
  • Collect log data from syslog messages (via UDP and TCP), SNMP (v1, v2, v3) traps, and Windows event logs (through the included Windows Event Forwarder).
  • Supports log collection from both IPv4 and IPv6 devices.
  • Display real-time logs in multiple local windows, or from anywhere via secure Web access.
  • Split written logs by device, IP, hostname, date, or other message or time variables.
  • Manage log archives with scheduled compress, encrypt, rename, move, and delete rules.
  • Forward logs to other syslog servers, SNMP servers, or databases.
  • Send email alerts, run programs, play sounds, and perform other actions when messages arrive.
  • Optionally send log messages to Papertrail cloud service.
  • Acts as a syslog proxy (forwarding messages with original IP information).
  • Ship syslog information securely across insecure networks with included Kiwi Secure Tunnel.
  • View trend analysis graphs, and send email with traffic statistics.

Customer Testimonials

Manuel J. Gomez,
Telecom Administrator,
Holy Cross Energy

“We use Kiwi Syslog Server as a central location for syslog messages. We can quickly pull reports by device, date/time, or event type to aid in troubleshooting network issues.”
Marcy O'Steen
Network Communications Manager, Columbia County Board of Commissioners

“SolarWinds Kiwi Syslog Server has been a stable product that we have come to rely on.”
Kevin Arthur
Vice President, CentraCom

“We use Kiwi Syslog Server to collect, collate and centralize Syslog messages, and then forward those messages to SolarWinds LEM (helps with redundancy in case one system fails).”
Gerald Scott
IT Manager / Information Security Officer, Independent Farmers Bank