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Syslog sensor improvements



Has there been any progress on the syslog sensor improvements detailed in the following thread?


alerts prtg syslog

Created on Oct 10, 2013 9:59:40 AM

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the first version of the new syslog sensors should be available in our canary builds by the end of next week,

and we are planing a release in the stable version beginning of Q1 next year.

Created on Oct 10, 2013 10:50:43 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



Do you have any details on it's limits/thresholds?

Created on Oct 10, 2013 10:52:08 AM



we are aiming for 10000 syslog messages per second that PRTG can handle. But we are still testing and this will depend on the hardware you are using as well.

Created on Oct 10, 2013 11:00:46 AM by  Aurelio Lombardi [Paessler Support]



That sounds very promising, what I'm looking at doing is using syslog-ng to pull in the logs from our many host devices and filter into something like a failed authentication log and then have the PRTG syslog sensor alert on this log which should from the sounds of it be well within the thresholds you are working towards being able to handle.

Created on Oct 10, 2013 11:04:07 AM

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