LogWatch KM for PATROL

LogWatch has all of the features required by PATROL users to monitor ASCII and binary log files across their UNIX and Windows NT-based enterprise.

LogWatch simplifies the monitoring of system and application logs. HavingPATROL and LogWatch scan your mission-critical logs means system administrators spend their valuable time doing other things.

Features & Benefits

  • Simple, Wizard based configuration, with all configuration information being stored in an ASCII INI file
  • Four levels of string match notification (NOTIFY, WARN, ALARM, and OK) with an OK match automatically resetting any current ALARM or WARN condition
  • Use of wildcards in the logfile names - for handling rolling logfiles
  • Multiple string matches per notification type
  • The ability to set a range hours of operation for every day of the week for each log file monitor
  • Highly configurable and customizable


  • Certified for PATROL 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5

Supported Environments

  • Unix - Most common platforms
  • Windows NT
  • Windows 2000