As you probably know, Windows does not natively support syslog. Several third party syslog agents exist for Windows, but each come with a list of pros and cons (for examples see this post). In addition, getting support for a Window agent can be costly. To address these limitations, Log Insight has introduced a Windows agent. […]
I have received some questions around agent configuration that I wanted to clear up. Read on to learn more!
A change has been made in Log Insight 3.0 in regards to how SSL management is handled. Read on to learn more!
As you know, Log Insight introduced an ingestion API with the 2.0 release. This ingestion API can be used by anyone, but is leveraged by default by the Log Insight agent available for Windows as of 2.0 and Linux as of 2.5. The ingestion API is powerful because it provides functionality beyond what the syslog […]
In my first post about Log Insight 2.5 backup and recovery, I talked about deployment types, backup considerations and architecture of the different Log Insight components. With that knowledge, I would like to continue by discussing how to back up the different components of Log Insight 2.5.
When the Log Insight Windows agent was released in version 2.0, the decision to use the agent was easy because Windows does not natively support syslog. Given the release of the Log Insight Linux agent, I have been asked a few times why the agent should be used over already available syslog agents like Rsyslog […]
For Log Insight 2.5, several enhancements have been made on both the agent and ingestion API sides. I would like to cover these enhancements in detail.
Less than a month after the beta and Log Insight 2.5 is now GA! This post contains everything you need to know about the new version including important upgrade information (there are changes from the beta!). Read on to learn more.
Log Insight 2.5 was announced at VMware Barcelona and today VMware released the Log Insight 2.5 Beta. Unless you are part of the Log Insight community you probably have not heard about all the new features that have been made available since Log Insight 2.0. To date, three Tech Previews (TP) have been released for […]
A covered how to configure the free Log Insight Windows agent when the Log Insight 2.0 beta was released. Since the agent’s announcement, the demand for the agent and the appropriate configuration has increased daily. The most common request I have received to date is, “how do I monitor logs for product X using the […]