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Configuration

You'll find step-by-step setup instructions in Papertrail.

For details, expand Configuration. Popular pages: Unix syslog, plain text files, Windows, Rails, MySQL, routers. Plus: Troubleshooting.

Using Papertrail

  • Discover the event viewer
  • Receive alert notifications
  • Run command-line tail
  • Integrate your ops dashboard

  • Advanced Use

  • Setup permanent archives and load them in Hadoop
  • Explore search syntax
  • Write custom Web hooks
  • Filter log messages
  • Perform automated HTTP API queries

  • Other

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