Rsyslog Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of rsyslog, syslog-ng and syslog log data and rsyslogd servers. Nagios is capable of monitoring Unix system logs, application logs, log files, rsyslog data, syslog data, and syslog-ng data and alerting you when specific log patterns are detected.


Implementing effective Rsyslog 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 and cron jobs



These Nagios solutions provide Rsyslog monitoring capabilities and benefits:

See Also

Recommended Software: Nagios Log Server


Nagios Log Server is the most powerful and trusted IT log analysis tool on the market. Log Server builds on proven, enterprise-level Open Source architecture to deliver a superior log monitor and analysis solution to meet any of your organization's unique needs.