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


Sawmill is a Microsoft IAS (XML) log analyzer (it also supports the 1021 other log formats listed to the left). It can process log files in Microsoft IAS (XML) format, and generate dynamic statistics from them, analyzing and reporting events. Sawmill can parse Microsoft IAS (XML) 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 Microsoft IAS (XML) 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 Microsoft IAS (XML), 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
   authentic  acct_authentic
   session ID  acct_session_id
   status type  acct_status_type
   terminate cause  acct_terminate_cause
   authentication type  authentication_type
   called station ID  called_station_id
   calling station ID  calling_station_id
   cisco AV pair  cisco_av_pair
   class  class
   client friendly name  client_friendly_name
   client IP address  client_ip_address
   client vendor  client_vendor
   computer name  computer_name
   EAP friendly name  eap_friendly_name
   event source  event_source
   framed IP address  framed_ip_address
   framed MTU  framed_mtu
   fully qualified user name  fully_qualifed_user_name
   MS extended quarantine state  ms_extended_quarantine_state
   MS link drop time limit  ms_link_drop_time_limit
   MS link utilization threshold  ms_link_utilization_threshold
   MS quarantine state  ms_quarantine_state
   NAS identifier  nas_identifier
   NAS IP address  nas_ip_address
   NAS port  nas_port
   NAS port type  nas_port_type
   NP policy name  np_policy_name
   packet type  packet_type
   provider type  provider_type
   proxy policy name  proxy_policy_name
   quarantine update non compliant  quarantine_update_non_compliant
   reason code  reason_code
   SAM account name  sam_account_name
   service type  service_type
   session timeout  session_timeout
   tunnel medium type  tunnel_medium_type
   tunnel private group ID  tunnel_pvt_group_id
   tunnel type  tunnel_type
   username  user_name
   vendor specific  vendor_specific

Sawmill stores the following numerical fields in its database for Microsoft IAS (XML), aggregating them and including them as columns in most reports:

Numerical Field  Internal Name
   events  events
   input octets  acct_input_octets
   output octets  acct_output_octets
   input packets  acct_input_packets
   output packets  acct_output_packets
   delay time  acct_delay_time
   session time  acct_session_time

See Sawmill Features to learn more about Sawmill's options for viewing, customizing, filtering, exporting and scheduling Microsoft IAS (XML) reports.

Sawmill also supports 1021 other log formats.

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