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syslog sanner

Donny Jekels
Respected Contributor

syslog sanner

anyone know of a syslog scanner, floating around. looking for a tool/script perl || ksh to scan the syslog constantly looking for errors.

2 choices - build my own or get a working copy and build from there.
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3 REPLIES
Andrew Cowan
Honored Contributor

Re: syslog sanner

Hi,

This is probably what you are looking for: http://swatch.sourceforge.net/

Good Luck
Paula J Frazer-Campbell
Honored Contributor

Re: syslog sanner

Hi

It is best to write your own so that you are monitoring exactly what you want.

Check here :-


http://forums.itrc.hp.com/cm/QuestionAnswer/1,,0x026250011d20d6118ff40090279cd0f9,00.html


Paula
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Michael Steele_2
Honored Contributor

Re: syslog sanner

One of the first scripts every SA learns to right.

I settled on a nightly cron and email that was basically a 'grep' for day and 'vmunix'. (* Complaints are always listed in syslog.log starting with 'vmunix'. *)

The above thread has some invaluable scripts attached.
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