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Self-Hosted Papertrail Alternatives

Papertrail is not available as a self-hosted solution but there are plenty of alternatives for power users and business that want to host a solution on-premise. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Grafana, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Papertrail and 13 are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to Papertrail are Sentry, Graylog, Open Web Analytics and Loki.

Papertrail alternatives are mainly Web Log Analyzers but may also be Error Loggers or Log Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Papertrail.
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  1. Grafana icon

    Grafana

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    Grafana provides a powerful and elegant way to create, explore, and share dashboards and data with your team and the world.

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    Sentry

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Sentry’s real-time error tracking gives you insight into production deployments and information to reproduce and fix crashes—before your users contact you.

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    Graylog

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Java

    Graylog is an open source syslog implementation that stores your logs in Elasticsearch. It consists of a server and web interface written in Java that accepts your syslog messages via TCP or UDP (or GELF messages) and stores it in the database.

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    Open Web Analytics

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Open Web Analytics - Web Analytics – Open Source Web Analytics Framework.

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    Loki

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    Loki is a horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log aggregation system inspired by Prometheus. It is designed to be very cost effective and easy to operate. It does not index the contents of the logs, but rather a set of labels for each log stream.

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    Sematext Logs

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • elasticsearch
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Kibana

    Sematext lets you store, index, and search all kinds of logs (server logs, container logs, application logs, mobile app logs…), enabling access to them in one place. Sematext also analyzes your logs for optimal health while detecting anomalies, so you don’t have to.

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    logsniffer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    logsniffer is a sophisticated open source web tool for viewing, monitoring and analyzing log data. It provides a modern and intuitive end to end web interface and log viewer to keep an eye on all your logs - in one place and in real-time.

    Discontinued

    logsniffer is no longer maintained. Last version, 0.5.6, released in July 2016, can be still downloaded from GitHub.

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    The link goes to a scam website now.

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    The big problem of comparison; Papertrail is web based and logsniffer is a self-hosted, standalone application.

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    Bugfender

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    Bugfender is a log storage service for application developers. Bugfender collects everything happening in the application, even if it doesn’t crash, in order to reproduce and resolve bugs more effectively and provide better customer support.

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    Humio

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Humio unlocks the power of having your system’s data at your fingertips by empowering you to answer any question you need to do your job. Get a free trial today.

    Dashboards with realtime update
  10. log.io

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Harvesters watch log files for changes, send new log messages to the server, which broadcasts to web clients. Log messages are tagged with stream, node, and log level information based on user configuration.

    Discontinued

    Hasn't been updated in four years. See https://github.com/NarrativeScience/Log.io

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