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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Introduction Papertrail alerts can open and close OpsGenie alerts, like to deliver notifications in accordance with an on-call rotation or team escalation process. Setup In OpsGenie, click Integrations and then choose Papertrail. Follow the instructions…

Event Viewer

Introduction The event viewer, also called the log viewer, is a core part of Papertrail. Elements Tail live logs Search logs Save searches and create alerts Log velocity graph Seek to a time or date…

Amazon CloudWatch

Introduction Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring and logging service for AWS cloud resources and applications, especially AWS Lambda. Some Amazon services can send logs directly to Papertrail rather than to CloudWatch, such as Amazon ECS.…


Introduction Honeybadger allows custom data to be attached to an event via Honeybadger.context. Using this functionality, a link to related log data in Papertrail can be added to an error, providing a simple way of…


IIS and Web apps running within it generate two types of log messages: access and error log files (from IIS itself), and app log messages (typically from a C# or ASP.NET app). Papertrail can accept…

Support Policy

At the core of the SolarWinds Application Management experience is the quality of support we provide our users. We openly welcome any questions regarding topics such as: Setup and configuration of your account, including finding…

Embedded devices or proprietary systems

Introduction To send from embedded devices, generate log messages in syslog format. Syslog is documented as RFC 5424 and RFC 3164. Papertrail supports and automatically detects both formats. Papertrail also tries to extract as much…


This is a test 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…

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…