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How to store custom properties of a log message in a database

Last updated 2016-09-30 by Pascal Withopf, using Winsyslog 13.3. This step-by-step guide describes a scenario where WinSyslog receives syslog data from a Fortigate firewall, parses the messages via post processing action and writes the custom parsed properties into a database. Step 1 – Creating the Syslog Server First, please create the syslog server service by right […]

Parsing log messages

This article describes how to parse log message via “Post-Process”. It illustrates the logic behind Post-Process action. Get relevant information from logs Log files contain a lot of information. In most cases only a small part of the log message is of actual interest. Extracting relevant information is often difficulty. Due to a variety of […]

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