What software can I use with my Draytek and Syslog to obtain useful info about the firewall

Posted on 2009-02-13
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hello Experts

I am trying to track down problems with my draytek firewall using syslog but this just provides me with a long text file which is time consuming to go through and understand.
Is there software that can convert this into more editable data?
Or is there a better logger I can use with my draytek?


Question by:JackShuker
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    by:Kamran Arshad

    You need a firewall analyzer for detailed analysis. Below is an example;


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    Do you know of any free solutions?

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    by:Kamran Arshad
    Thanks for the update. There are a few but I don't think they support the Draytek you may check out this extended list;

    Adventnet Firewall Analyzer
    AlgoSec Firewall Analyzer
    Firewall Analyzer


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    Hi uetian i tried the wallwatcher and i was unable to run it due to my anti virus recognising it was a PAK_Generic.001 virus, should i be worried?
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    It is an application and if you Installed it from their own site then I doubt that it is a virus. You can ask the Anti-Virus support about the problem.

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    Thanks for your help

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