[CentOS] log monitoring and reporting software

Thu Mar 3 16:01:32 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 3/3/2011 8:00 AM, Janez Kosmrlj wrote:
>     OpenNMS is a good snmp monitoring framework with
>     notification/reporting.  It
>     doesn't 'collect' logs but you can configure it to receive syslog
>     from other
>     machines and there are a variety of other ways you can pick up data.
>       I'm not
>     sure I'd call it easy to configure, but there are examples on their
>     wiki.
>     http://www.opennms.org
> It has to collect logs from syslog (or similar service ), because one
> requirement for certification is "log history from all devices in one
> place". And since we are talking about 1500 devices it should be easy to
> configure and maintain.

It doesn't deal with logs as files, but if syslog messages are sent or 
forwarded to it, it can generate events and notifications from the 
central configuration.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com