The NXLog Community Edition comes with ready-to-deploy installation packages for Microsoft Windows and GNU/Linux. It is available at no cost under the terms of the NXLog Public License.
Implementing a centralized logging system has a critical role in IT security. Logs from all critical infrastructure elements need to be collected and forwarded securely and reliably to a central log server taking into account the different types of log sources, formats, and platforms.
NXLog Community Edition is a FREE FOREVER log collector tool.
It is the log collector of choice for thousands of users collecting logs on Microsoft Windows and GNU/Linux and we are committed to maintaining it for years to come.
In addition to the unreliable UDP transport the NXLog CE also supports TCP and TLS based network transport and message buffering.
Uses a simple configuration file format that is easy to customize and has a light footprint.
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Supports the most common data sources such as the Windows Eventlog, flat files and syslog.
In addition to full syslog compatibility it can also parse and generate CSV, W3C, GELF, JSON, XML and KVP formats and has it's own binary data transport format.
Log message rewrite, event correlation, enrichment, filtering, pattern matching, conversion and many more features make the NXLog CE already far more powerful than most free and even commercial log collector solutions.
The NXLog Community Edition is packed with a lot of functionality and already surpasses many commercial log collector tools in flexibility and features.
However, the NXLog Enterprise Edition can offer you further advantages in three major areas:
NXLog User Guide.
Though most of the content applies to all versions of NXLog Community Edition and NXLog Enterprise Edition, this guide was written specifically for NXLog Enterprise Edition.
NXLog Community Edition also comes with its own Reference manual to help you set up and successfully run the product.HTML PDF