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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SolarWinds Papertrail Event Viewer Upgrade

Posted by Papertrail Team on

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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Introducing Display Preferences

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While our engineering team was hard at work improving the performance of the new event viewer, our design team got to work rejuvenating the user experience. We’re excited to offer some serious upgrades and customization options. We organized our interface elements, cleaned up the mobile experience, and adopted a new header and navigation to provide…
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The New Event Viewer

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The event viewer is the heart of SolarWinds® Papertrail™, where you tail logs, save searches, and create alerts. For most Papertrail users, this is where they spend the majority of their time in Papertrail.  We’ve wanted to update and modernize the event viewer for a while. But knowing that any change to the event viewer…
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Take Troubleshooting Up a Notch and Add Context to Your Logs

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Today we announced an integration between SolarWinds® AppOptics™ and SolarWinds Papertrail™ to allow you to quickly move from service-level metrics, down to a trace, and then down to the logs specific to that trace. The integration between AppOptics and Papertrail provides the ability to group the log messages from a traced transaction and add trace…
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Better Logging for Lambda Functions

Posted by Michael Bogan on

Serverless architectures such as AWS Lambda have created new challenges in debugging code. Without a solid logging framework in place, you could waste hours, or even days, tracking down simple defects in your functions. A strategic logging framework can be a powerful way to track down and resolve bugs. Let’s walk through how to get…
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Debugging Concurrent Code Using Logs

Posted by Henry Rivera on

Working with concurrent code can be a real pain, because it can be difficult to track execution in multiple parts of the code base. Even the trusty debugger can get difficult to use with this kind of code. I’ll show you how logs make it easy to see the application behavior and identify problems. This…
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Troubleshooting Errors and Performance Issues in Laravel

Posted by Daljeet Singh on

In a perfect world, there wouldn’t be any errors or bugs in production applications. However, we don’t live in a perfect world, and from experience, you know there is no such thing as a bug-free application. If you are using the Laravel framework, you can leverage its log tracking and error logging to catch bugs…
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Troubleshooting Common ASP.NET MVC Problems

Posted by Jennifer Marsh on

The Microsoft release of ASP.NET Web Forms had most .NET developers excited for a new framework to replace old Classic ASP scripting. However, Web Forms made it tedious to keep track of page states resulting in spaghetti code for many web projects. When MVC was introduced, it made web development much easier with the model,…
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