In simple terms, Syslog Junction is a syslog viewer with graphing capabilities. It can receive syslog
messages from a server that are filtered and plotted in graphical format.
Although messages from any Syslog server can be received, currently a parser is only available
for Cisco PIX firewalls. Parsers for other sources will be created in the future.
Why should I use Syslog Junction
If you are a network administrator and want to know the volume of traffic through your PIX firewall, you can use
How does it work?
- You install Syslog Junction on any machine within your network. Supported operating systems
are Windows NT, XP, 2000, 2003, Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X
- Syslog Junction installs as Service on Windows or as daemon on Unix, listens for incoming syslog
messages from a device (currently only PIX firewall) and plots the data in tabular and graphical formats
- Configure your PIX firewall to send log messages to the machine where Syslog Junction is installed
- Use a browser on any machine to view the traffic report. The interface is entirely web-based and therefore,
you can view the reports from any machine that has a browser
How much does it cost?
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