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I have the following problem. I have some log files (In Windows) and i want to forward them via syslog to a centralised log server (Linux).

how could i do it ?

I used snare , syslogagent , kiwi but no one worked for my case.

Thanks

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    What didn't snare do that you needed it to?
    – user22492
    Oct 21, 2010 at 15:52
  • snare worked very well for us as well
    – beakersoft
    Oct 21, 2010 at 17:26
  • I deployed snare at last. For some reason it didn't work in the first place. Anyway. thanks everyone :> Oct 25, 2010 at 13:42
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    please consider adding an answer saying that you decided to retry snare and that it worked. Then accept that answer.
    – Zoredache
    Jan 27, 2011 at 3:12

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nxlog is open-source and can pull files and EventLog on windows. It can forward over UDP, TCP or SSL and it even supports the newer IETF syslog standard.

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We use Solarwinds Log Forwarder in our environment.

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  • Thanks. I 'll have a look at it. Is it free ? Oct 21, 2010 at 16:05
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Snare is a good one to use. You can also use the Lasso Client from Loglogic. Search for Lasso at http://loglogic.com.

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