Logstash and Log Monitoring With Nagios
Logstash is a powerful Open Source tool for managing events and logs and is one of the foundation pieces of Nagios Log Server – the most powerful IT log analysis solution on the market. Nagios Log Server extends on proven, enterprise-class Open Source components like Logstash and Elasticsearch to deliver the best log monitoring and analysis solution for today’s demanding organizational requirements.
Nagios provides complete monitoring and management of application logs, log files, event logs, service logs, and system logs on Windows servers, Linux servers, and Unix servers. Nagios is capable of monitoring system logs, application logs, log files, and syslog data, and alerting you when a log pattern is detected.
Implementing effective log monitoring with Nagios offers the following benefits:
- Increased security
- Increased awareness of network infrastructure problems
- Increased server, services, and application availability
- Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures
- Fast detection of failed processes, services, cron jobs, and batch jobs
- Audit compliance
- Regulatory compliance
These Nagios solutions provide log monitoring capabilities and benefits: