Make Your Logs Work for You

The days of logging in to servers and manually viewing log files are over. SolarWinds® Papertrail™ aggregates logs from applications, devices, and platforms to a central location.

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Troubleshoot Fast and Enjoy It

SolarWinds® Papertrail™ provides cloud-based log management that seamlessly aggregates logs from applications, servers, network devices, services, platforms, and much more.

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Aggregate and Search Any Log

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.

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For Engineers, By Engineers

Two New Color Themes in the Event Viewer Display Options

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More color themes means more log-searching fun Thousands of teams use SolarWinds® Papertrail™ to manage different types of logs. And with such a large and diverse group of users, there’s a wide variety of needs and preferences. Fortunately, we added a Display Preferences menu to the footer in the new Papertrail event viewer, allowing us…
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Papertrail Alerts:

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Find and Fix Issues Before Your Users Notice a Problem In a perfect world, how would like to learn about a problem? From an angry customer call or email?From your boss?From a flaming Twitter post? If you’re like the development team here at SolarWinds® Papertrail™, none of these options sound good. We’d all prefer to…
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New support for HTTP connections

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Looking for a new way to send logs to SolarWinds®  Papertrail™?  Now you can use HTTP. As all Papertrail fans know, sending logs to Papertrail using syslog is quick and easy. Generating and transmitting syslog packets usually involves just 2 – 4 lines of code, and you can see your logs flowing into Papertrail in minutes.  
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SAML 2.0 and a UTC toggle make Papertrail even easier to use

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SAML 2.0 support  SolarWinds® Papertrail™ now supports SAML v2.0, which makes Papertrail even faster and easier to access.   Using SAML authentication you can log into your Active Directory domain or intranet and have immediate access to Papertrail, with no additional login required.    The new SAML support also enables you to enforce user identity verification policies.  
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The Cost of NOT Monitoring Every Application

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If you’ve been building or supporting applications for a while, you’ve probably experienced the uncomfortable postmortem meetings that inevitably follow significant service interruptions. You know how it works. There was a critical outage in one of your apps and it took the team an entire week to track down and fix the issue. Customers and…
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Performance Tuning a Rails App With AppOptics Dev Edition

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The other day I found myself trying to tune a Ruby on Rails app I had written as a side project. (The app lets me keep track of my favorite eateries and pubs. It’s searchable, includes multiple images, and has stored locations.) On past projects, I relied on SolarWinds® Papertrail™, path testing, a lot of…
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Papertrail + Python Logging = Super Powers

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Design applications to be modular. It’s a software design best practice. Modular programming is writing multiple independent programs that perform a single function but work together to achieve an overarching outcome. The benefit to this design is the smaller parts can be easily created and tested. New functionality can be slipped into the larger whole…
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SolarWinds Papertrail Event Viewer Upgrade

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Now With More Log Room If you’ve visited the SolarWinds® Papertrail™ event viewer this week, you may have noticed it’s roomier. There’s less scrolling needed and more of the log line appears on the screen. You may be wondering what changed. Based on suggestions from user feedback, we streamlined the navigation and tucked it into…
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Super-Size Your Log Searches

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At SolarWinds® Papertrail™, we know that when you’re combing through lines and lines of long event messages, every pixel matters. That’s why in the new Papertrail event viewer, we introduced the ability to hide the application chrome.
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Shift Left – Context Menu Now Easier to Find

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The feedback on the new SolarWinds® Papertrail™ event viewer has been overwhelmingly positive. We’ve heard that the new event viewer is “awesome,” “sleek” and “easy to use.”    We also heard, from some long-time Papertrail fans, that moving the context menu to the right side of the log lines might not have been the best choice. …
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