SWATCH (Simple WATCHer) AlternativesLog & Web Log Analyzers like SWATCH (Simple WATCHer)
Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your systems logs and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.
- - Logwatch is the most popular Linux alternative to SWATCH (Simple WATCHer).
- - Logwatch is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to SWATCH (Simple WATCHer).
Log parser is a powerful, versatile tool that provides universal query access to text-based data such as log files, XML files and CSV files, as well as key data sources on the Windows operating system such as the Event Log, the Registry, the file system, and Active Directory.
- - Microsoft Log Parser is the most popular Windows alternative to SWATCH (Simple WATCHer).
The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.2, released in April 2005, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Specto is a desktop application that will watch configurable events (such as website updates, emails, file and folder changes, system processes, etc) and then trigger notifications. For example, Specto can watch a website for updates (or a syndication feed, or an image, etc)...Discontinued
The program is not actively maintained anymore. Last version, 0.4.1, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Log Parser Lizard is a versatile GUI tool that provides query access (using SQL) to text-based data, such as log files, XML files, Event Logs, TSV/CSV text files, as well as databases like MS SQL Server, Google BigQuery, OLEDB (MySQL, Oracele, etc.).
Log Parser Lizard Features
Retrospective is a lean solution for IT people to manage enterprise log data on either Windows, Mac or Linux.
- - Retrospective Log Analyzer is the most popular Mac alternative to SWATCH (Simple WATCHer).
- - Retrospective Log Analyzer is the most popular commercial alternative to SWATCH (Simple WATCHer).
Logcheck is a simple utility which is designed to allow a system administrator to view the logfiles which are produced upon hosts under their control.Discontinued
Domain no longer registered.
LogAnayzer is a text editor specifically designed to analyze log files faster and easier by allowing the user to create, store and apply rules. When a log line contains all the patterns of a rule a match is added to the index.Warning
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Log Parser Studio is a utility that allows you to search through and create reports from your IIS, Event, EXADB and others types of logs. It builds on top of Log Parser 2.2 and has a full user interface for easy creation and management of SQL queries.
Microsoft Log Parser Studio Features