Log Files

Sawmill is a log file analysis tool. It reads one or more log files, and generates a graphical statistical report of some aspect of the contents of the log data.

Sawmill can handle a wide range of log formats. Hundreds of formats are supported by default (see Supported Log Formats), and others can be supported by creating a new log format description file (see Creating Log Format Plug-ins (Custom Log Formats)). If the format of the log data you wish to analyze is not supported, and the log format is the standard format of a publicly-available device or software, please send mail to support@sawmill.net and we will create the log format description file for you. If it's a custom format, we can create the plug-in for you, for a fee.