Sawmill is a Sourcefire IDS log analyzer (it also supports the 1020 other log formats listed to the left).
It can process log files
in Sourcefire IDS format, and generate dynamic statistics from them,
analyzing and reporting events.
Sawmill can parse Sourcefire IDS 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 Sourcefire IDS 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 Sourcefire IDS, generates reports for each field, and allows dynamic filtering on any combination of these fields:
|Field|| ||Internal Name|
| ||date/time|| ||date_time|
| ||day of week|| ||day_of_week|
| ||hour of day|| ||hour_of_day|
| ||initiator IP|| ||initiator_ip|
| ||responder IP|| ||responder_ip|
| ||initiator port|| ||initiator_port|
| ||responder port|| ||responder_port|
| ||protocols|| ||protocols|
| ||service name|| ||service_name|
| ||client application ID|| ||client_application_id|
| ||client application version|| ||client_application_version|
Sawmill stores the following numerical fields in its database for Sourcefire IDS, aggregating them and including them as columns in most reports:
|Numerical Field|| ||Internal Name|
| ||events|| ||events|
| ||packets sent|| ||packets_sent|
| ||packets received|| ||packets_received|
| ||unique initiators IPs|| ||unique_initiator_ips|
See Sawmill Features to learn more about Sawmill's options for viewing, customizing, filtering, exporting and scheduling Sourcefire IDS reports.
Sawmill also supports 1020 other log formats.