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Operational Intelligence Tool

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LogWatch monitors application log files to provide real time detection of errors and raise alerts to facilitate quick resolution.

  1. Out-of-the-Box Templates: LogWatch comes equipped with pre-configured templates specifically designed for monitoring iTP Web Server and NS/JSP logs. These templates streamline the process of setting up monitoring for these types of logs, making it easier for users to get started with log monitoring tasks.

  2. Configurability: Beyond its pre-configured templates, LogWatch offers extensive configurability options. Users can easily customize the software to monitor a variety of other log types, including EMS, VHS, or Guardian files. This flexibility ensures that LogWatch can adapt to the specific logging requirements of different systems and applications.

  3. Pattern Recognition: One of the core features of LogWatch is its ability to analyze log entries for defined error or anomaly patterns. By setting up rules or patterns, users can instruct LogWatch to scan log files for specific keywords, phrases, or patterns indicative of errors, security breaches, or other noteworthy events.

  4. Alerting and Remediation: When LogWatch detects a defined error or anomaly pattern in log entries, it can take automated corrective actions or raise alerts to notify administrators. These alerts can take various forms, including email notifications or EMS (Event Management System) messages, ensuring that administrators are promptly informed of any issues requiring attention.


Overall, LogWatch provides a robust solution for log monitoring and management, offering both out-of-the-box functionality and extensive configurability to meet the diverse logging needs of modern IT environments.

Key Features

  • Monitors log files and raise alerts automatically

  • Monitor OSS files easily

  • Scan mode allows for offline analysis

  • Multiple line events

  • "No Activity" detection

  • Monitors EMS and VHSLog without writing filters

  • Easy to install and to use

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