Nagios Unveils Log Management Solution
October 16, 2014
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Nagios Enterprises unveiled Nagios Log Server, a \log monitoring and management solution that allows organizations to quickly and easily view, sort, and configure logs from any source on a given network.

Log Server extends Nagios' existing network management offerings by providing users with the ability to dive deep into network events, logs, and performance standards.

Nagios Log Server greatly simplifies the process of managing network log data. With configuration wizards, users can get up and running quickly to start monitoring their logs in minutes. Log Server provides a central dashboard and management interface to easily oversee and drill down into infrastructure issues, network errors, and log events.

Log Server also can scale to meet the needs of any organization, so as an organization grows, additional instances can easily be incorporated into an existing server cluster - allowing for more power, speed, storage, and reliability to be added to the monitoring system. Automatic high-availability and fail-over capabilities are built into the back-end of Log Server to ensure data retention and storage security.

Designed for security and network auditing, Log Server provides users with powerful query dashboards, an alerting and notification engine, and a fully accessible API. Custom alert thresholds as well as query rules enable system administrators to mitigate compromises, and resolve security vulnerabilities before they affect critical business processes. Log Server can adapt to existing environments with back-end API access and a number of notification methods.

Common implementations of Log Server include data retention and network auditing, security investigation, root cause analysis, system diagnostics, log event data backups and storage, change control and auditing, debugging and troubleshooting, and the identification of performance bottlenecks.

Additional key features include comprehensive analysis dashboards, pre-packaged high-availability and fail-over capabilities, built-in and integrated alerting options, highly scalable architecture, an extendable API, product integration, and more.

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