Security Log Monitoring With Nagios


Nagios provides complete monitoring of security logs and security data – including access logs, audit logs, application logs, log files, event logs, service logs, and system logs on Windows servers, Linux servers, and Unix servers. Nagios is capable of managing and monitoring security logs, system logs, application logs, log files, and syslog data, and alerting you when a log pattern is detected.


Implementing effective security 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 security log 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.