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


Sawmill is a Symantec Backup Exec log analyzer (it also supports the 1021 other log formats listed to the left). It can process log files in Symantec Backup Exec format, and generate dynamic statistics from them, analyzing and reporting events. Sawmill can parse Symantec Backup Exec 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 Symantec Backup Exec 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 Symantec Backup Exec, 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
   set resource name  set_resource_name
   tape name  tape_name
   display volume  display_volume
   description  description
   backup type  backup_type
   server  server
   name  name

Sawmill stores the following numerical fields in its database for Symantec Backup Exec, aggregating them and including them as columns in most reports:

Numerical Field  Internal Name
   sets backed up  sets_backed_up
   duration  duration
   files backed up  files_backed_up
   directories backed up  directories_backed_up
   mail messages backed up  mail_messages_backed_up
   folders backed up  folders_backed_up
   mailboxes backed up  mailboxes_backed_up
   bytes processed  bytes_processed

See Sawmill Features to learn more about Sawmill's options for viewing, customizing, filtering, exporting and scheduling Symantec Backup Exec reports.

Sawmill also supports 1021 other log formats.

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