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.