[CentOS] log monitoring and reporting software
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Thu Mar 3 14:00:53 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/3/11 3:12 AM, Janez Kosmrlj wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > In the company where i work, we are implementing a security standard. A
> part of
> > this is a log monitoring and reporting software. There are a few
> > that the software must fulfil:
> > - It must be capable of collecting logs from different devices (Linux
> > network equipment, ...).
> > - it must be capable of sending alarms on security events
> > - it has to generate daily (weekly, monthly) reports
> > - it's a plus if it is easy configurable
> > - it has to have a good support or at least a good community if it is an
> > opensource product
> > So what are you using or at least some recommendations would be nice. An
> > opensource product would be nice, but it's not required.
> > I know i could google it, but it's difficult to decide for a product just
> > online and marketing presentations. It would be nice to get some real
> > experience.
> OpenNMS is a good snmp monitoring framework with notification/reporting.
> doesn't 'collect' logs but you can configure it to receive syslog from
> machines and there are a variety of other ways you can pick up data. I'm
> sure I'd call it easy to configure, but there are examples on their wiki.
> Les Mikesell
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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.
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