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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Papertrail Release Notes

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Papertrail. November 2023 - Removed support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 August 2022 - Remote Syslog 2 Utility v0.21 and DigitalOcean Marketplace availability…


Introduction DigitalOcean provides cloud hosting services to business entities. These services include applications that run parallel across multiple servers, allowing customers to scale their businesses without compromising performance. Setup DigitalOcean applications can log in to…

Engine Yard

Introduction Engine Yard is a Platform-as-a-Service for deploying and scaling applications on EC2. Here’s how to aggregate system and app logs from Engine Yard Cloud servers, including chef deploy logs, Rails request logs, and Unix syslog. Setup: chef…


Fluentd logs can be redirected to Papertrail using FireLens, a SolarWinds plugin. Before using this plugin, familiarize yourself with FireLens for Amazon ECS. Requirements Amazon AWS active account How to start with Papertrail and FireLens…

Documentation for Papertrail

Aggregate Logs Configure your apps and services, hosting services, and integrations to send logs to Papertrail. For common configurations, you can find step-by-step instructions directly in Papertrail. Or look at the subtopics under "Aggregate Logs"…


VMware best practices dictate that ESXi virtualization hosts should have their logs stored remotely. ESXi supports sending log data to a remote log collector via the syslog protocol, which allows Papertrail to ingest it. Prepare…


Groups are a way to represent a portion of your logs. Examples: Environments, like "Production" or "Staging"Geographical locations, like "San Jose datacenter" or "us-west"Products or business units, like "Public website" or "Acme systems"System roles, like…


Introduction Papertrail can create and update a Librato graph displaying the number of log messages matching a search alert. Setup Follow the steps in Alerts. Settings From Librato Account Settings, obtain this identifier: API Token You will also need:…

New Relic

To link New Relic transaction traces to Papertrail, see New Relic transaction trace links.To send events from Papertrail to New Relic Insights, see New Relic Insights.

Amazon CloudWatch

Introduction Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring service for AWS cloud resources and the applications you run on AWS. Graph matching Papertrail log events alongside EC2 metrics and set up autoscaling alarms. Setup Follow the steps…