Syslog Monitoring With Nagios


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


Implementing effective Syslog 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 Syslog monitoring capabilities and benefits:

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Recommended Software: Nagios Log Server


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