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Sawmill has plug-ins to support the following log formats:


Sawmill is a Fortinet Firewall (syslog required) log analyzer (it also supports the 1021 other log formats listed to the left). It can process log files in Fortinet Firewall (syslog required) format, and generate dynamic statistics from them, analyzing and reporting events. Sawmill can parse Fortinet Firewall (syslog required) logs, import them into a MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or Oracle database (or its own built-in database), aggregate them, and generate dynamically filtered reports, all through a web interface. Sawmill can perform Fortinet Firewall (syslog required) log analysis on any platform, including Windows, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS, Solaris, other UNIX, and others.

Sawmill stores the following non-numerical fields in its database for Fortinet Firewall (syslog required), generates reports for each field, and allows dynamic filtering on any combination of these fields:

Field  Internal Name
   ID  id
   firewall  fw
   priority  pri
   log ID  log_id
   type  type
   virus name/file  virus_name_file
   IDS class  ids_class
   IDS reference  ids_reference
   message  msg
   attack ID  attack_id
   SN  sn
   rule  rule
   policy ID  policyid
   protocol  proto
   service  service
   status  status
   to  to
   from  from
   source  src
   source name  srcname
   destination  dst
   destination name  dstname
   source interface  src_int
   destination interface  dst_int
   source port  src_port
   destination port  dst_port
   VPN  vpn
   translated IP  tran_ip
   translated port  tran_port
   UTM action  utmaction
   UTM event  utmevent
   UTM subtype  utmsubtype

Sawmill stores the following numerical fields in its database for Fortinet Firewall (syslog required), aggregating them and including them as columns in most reports:

Numerical Field  Internal Name
   events  events
   page views  page_views
   visitors  visitors
   received  rcvd
   sent  sent
   duration  duration
   received packets  rcvd_pkt
   sent packets  sent_pkt

See Sawmill Features to learn more about Sawmill's options for viewing, customizing, filtering, exporting and scheduling Fortinet Firewall (syslog required) reports.

Sawmill also supports 1021 other log formats.

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