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Nodinite Log File Parser Monitoring Agent

Get alerts based on the content from your log files, mainly to be used for log files with a "start" and "stop" event

Are you manually inspecting log files for valid/invalid and/or expected/not expected content? Then, let the Nodinite Log File Parser Monitoring Agent automate this process for you. Needless to say; A manual inspection of log files is an extremely expensive, tedious, and error-prone process. You can do much better with your valuable time.

graph LR subgraph "Nodinite" roNI(fal:fa-code-commit Log File Parser) --- roMonitor[fal:fa-heart-rate Monitoring] end subgraph "Log File Events" roMonitor --- ro1(fal:fa-file-alt .txt) roMonitor --- ro2(fab:fa-java .log) roMonitor --- ro3(fal:fa-file-csv .csv) end subgraph "File Content" roMonitor --- ro4(fal:fa-file-code .xml) roMonitor --- ro5(fal:fa-file-alt .json) roMonitor --- ro6(fal:fa-file *.*) end

Monitor any text-based file can for any content or monitor correlation between multiple events spanning multiple files


  • Monitoring Log Files - Get alerts based on the content of one or more log files. There are a plethora of options for monitoring log files. No changes are required to the existing solutions.
  • Managing Log Files - Get insights, manage monitoring options, and deal with reported problems.

Log File events as Resources
Example of different Log File Configurations as seen in a Monitor View

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Quickly provide alerts and self-service for your business and other stakeholders Responsible users can swiftly manage and resolve problems thereby saving downtime Just 1 Nodinite license is required regardless of the number of log files being monitored

What can I do with the Log File Parser Monitoring Agent?

Below are some samples to help you understand the monitoring options available:

  1. How to monitor correlated events
  2. How to monitor file content
  3. How to monitor the IIS (W3SVC) log files

Monitor all your Log Files

You will only need one license and one instance of the Log File Parser Monitoring agent for monitoring any number of log files on multiple servers. The agent has support for multiple folders and SMB shares. Your log files are text-based and can include a date-time, a start match value, and something to end the match.

Learn from mistakes

Nodinite makes statistics available through the Web API that can be further used with custom Power BI Reports. Learn and visualize or just get the KPI's of interest.

Make your organization aware of the problem

When Nodinite detects a problem with content in your log files an alert can get distributed using any of the built-in Alarm plugins to get you or the responsible organization aware and involved.

Delegate control and pay attention to reported problems with ease

With Nodinite, you can perform some remote operations and manage the evaluated state by monitoring your log files. Simply delegate control using role-based security and manage your Log File Parser configurations from the Web Client.

Stay secure

Nodinite has Role-based security and enables you to restrict access down to individual log files using Monitor Views. We at Nodinite think it is wise to limit the number of power users (administrators) from having direct access to servers and services. All operations in Nodinite are being audited.

How do I know how many Log files I have?

Nodinite has a smart way to group your resources and either looking directly in the Web Client or you can customize and automate this further through the Web API and that data can be used within your Power BI Reports.

Grow together

Over time as the number of log files grows with additional applications and other services, Nodinite and the Agent automatically detects and monitors additional log files. There is no need to code or change anything within your logging applications.

Frequently asked questions

Additional solutions to common problems and the FAQ for the Nodinite Log File Parser Monitoring agent exist in the Troubleshooting user guide.

Next Step

Install Log File Parser Monitoring Agent
Configuration of the Log File Parser Monitoring agent

Prerequisites for Log File Parser Monitoring Agent