SolarWinds® Papertrail™ provides lightning-fast search, live tail, flexible system groups, team-wide access, and integration with popular communications platforms like PagerDuty and Slack to help you quickly track down customer problems, debug app requests, or troubleshoot slow database queries.
Finding what you are looking for quickly is Papertrail’s primary goal. We found that too often the dates we typed into the time/date selector weren’t parsed correctly and found that some users didn’t even know they could quickly jump to a specific date and time.
One of our more popular features just got better. If you’ve used Papertrail’s “Cloud Log Destinations,” you know that Papertrail can automatically detect when new systems come online and start generating logs. When a system starts logging to your cloud destination, Papertrail detects its new hostname and adds it for you. It’s ideal for environments with…
Our support for triggering webhooks from saved searches has just received a huge upgrade. We’ve had the ability to configure a webhook to be triggered when a saved search finds new matches for a while, but wanted to make it even easier. Today we are excited to announce Search Alerts.
A fringe benefit of using Papertrail for searching our logs all the time is that we get lots of experience creating queries. Here’s 5 that might be applicable to those with Ruby on Rails log files (like production.log), plus links to try them in your Papertrail account.
Keeping the theme of today’s Apple WWDC iCloud, MobileMe, and iTunes news, here’s how to send logs from your phone, over the Internet, to Papertrail. Use iOS syslog to troubleshoot an iOS app you’re writing, learn more about your phone’s operations, or make it easy for app testers to send you their phone’s debug logs.