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


Sawmill is a Microsoft IAS Alternate log analyzer (it also supports the 1021 other log formats listed to the left). It can process log files in Microsoft IAS Alternate format, and generate dynamic statistics from them, analyzing and reporting events. Sawmill can parse Microsoft IAS Alternate 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 Alternate 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 Alternate, 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
   computer name  computername
   service name  servicename
   packet type  packet_type
   username  user_name
   fully qualified username  fully_qualified_user_name
   called station ID  called_station_id
   calling station ID  calling_station_id
   callback number  callback_number
   framed IP address  framed_ip_address
   NAS identifier  nas_identifier
   NAS IP address  nas_ip_address
   NAS port  nas_port
   client vendor  client_vendor
   client IP address  client_ip_address
   client friendly name  client_friendly_name
   event timestamp  event_timestamp
   port limit  port_limit
   NAS port type  nas_port_type
   connect info  connect_info
   framed protocol  framed_protocol
   service type  service_type
   authentication type  authentication_type
   NP policy name  np_policy_name
   reason code  reason_code
   session timeout  session_timeout
   idle timeout  idle_timeout
   termination action  termination_action
   EAP friendly name  eap_friendly_name
   status type  acct_status_type
   delay time  acct_delay_time
   input octet  acct_input_octet
   output octet  acct_output_octet
   session ID  acct_session_id
   authentic  acct_authentic
   session time  acct_session_time
   input packet  acct_input_packet
   output packet  acct_output_packet
   terminate cause  acct_terminate_cause
   multi ssn ID  acct_multi_ssn_id
   link count  acct_link_count
   interim interval  acct_interim_interval
   tunnel type  tunnel_type
   tunnel medium type  tunnel_medium_type
   tunnel client endpoint  tunnel_client_endpt
   tunnel server endpoint  tunnel_server_endpt
   tunnel connection  acct_tunnel_conn
   tunnel private group ID  tunnel_pvt_group_id
   tunnel assignment ID  tunnel_assignment_id
   tunnel preference  tunnel_preference
   ms account auth type  ms_acct_auth_type
   ms account EAP type  ms_acct_eap_type
   ms ras version  ms_ras_version
   ms ras vendor  ms_ras_vendor
   ms chap error  ms_chap_error
   ms chap domain  ms_chap_domain
   ms ppe encryption type  ms_ppe_encryption_type
   ms mppe encryption policy  ms_mppe_encryption_policy

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

Numerical Field  Internal Name
   hits  hits
   visitors  visitors

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

Sawmill also supports 1021 other log formats.

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