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Syslog Server

We are currently using Splunk and it's pretty amazing software however, is there any free alternatives out there that I can utilize.

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fluk3d
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Rick_O_ShayCommented:
I have had good luck with the free Kiwi syslog server.
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jeremycrussellCommented:
As far as running a centralized syslog collector, there are many alternatives, syslog-ng being one of the most popular.  However, splunk provides the additional indexing and correlation capabilities that set it apart.  For this, you could look into using something like syslog-ng and putting logs into a MySQL DB and using one of the few web based UIs, such as php-syslog-ng to use as a search tool.  Splunk defnitely has the upper hand in how it indexes and its UI, however, the options mentioned do  make for a really decent fully open source alternative.
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fluk3dAuthor Commented:
I was looking at syslog-ng do you have any  technical articles on setting it up either on a debian/fedora/ubuntu system?
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jeremycrussellCommented:
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jeremycrussellCommented:
And this.. more specifically

http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/syslog-ng.htm
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Kamran ArshadIT AssociateCommented:
Hi,

There are many Syslog available. Syslog-ng as mentioned above is good option. Below is the extended list;

Lire      www.logreport.org      Open-Source
Epylog Log Analyzer      linux.duke.edu/projects/epylog      Open-Source
SLAPS-2      www.openchannelfoundation.org      Open-Source
Sisyphus      www.cs.sandia.gov      Open-Source
LogHound      www.estpak.ee/%7Eristo      Open-Source
syslog-ng      www.balabit.com      Open-Source
rsyslog      www.rsyslog.com      Open-Source
metalog      metalog.sourceforge.net/      Open-Source
sysklogd      freshmeat.net/projects/sysklogd/      Open-Source
RSA enVision      www.rsa.com      Propriety
TriGEO      www.trigeo.com      Propriety
SNARE Backlog      www.intersectalliance.com      Propriety
Loglogic      www.loglogic.com      Propriety
EventTracker PULSE      www.prismmicrosys.com      Propriety
SysLog Manager      www.theonesoftware.com      Propriety
WinSyslog      www.winsyslog.com      Propriety
syslog_manager      www.theonesoftware.com      Propriety
logserver      www.op5.com      Propriety
Syslog Watcher      www.snmpsoft.com      Propriety
tftpd3d      tftpd32.jounin.net      Propriety
Syslog Collector      www.loriotpro.com      Propriety
NetDecision LogVision      www.netmechanica.com      Propriety
KiwiSysLog      www.kiwisyslog.com      Propriety
SolarWinds      www.solarwinds.com      Propriety
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fluk3dAuthor Commented:
thank you.
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