Summary

The main new feature added to Syslog Watcher 4.5 is exporting syslogs to an external database server via ODBC interface.


Licensing

Any registered license with the Maintenance until October 2012 or later allows you to upgrade to Syslog Watcher 4.5. 


Updating

Updating from Syslog Watcher 4.3 to 4.5 does not change any the configuration files or the storage format. Besides the license checking, there are no extra actions required, other than the standard update procedure.


Versions

Syslog Watcher 4.5.0

  • NEW FEATURE: Live export of collected syslogs to an external DB (ODBC)
  • NEW FEATURE: Manual export of collected syslogs from the storage to an external DB (ODBC)
  • ADDED: Option to disable the syslog storage (for high-performance exporting to text files or DB)
  • ADDED: New setting for
  • FIXED: Position of the filter criteria window
  • FIXED: Controls in the export to text settings group


Syslog Watcher 4.5.1

  • FIXED: Client (GUI) crashes at startup if a certain type of data was read from the storage


Syslog Watcher 4.5.2

  • FIXED: Collecting syslogs over TCP
  • IMPROVED: Instant schedule settings


Syslog Watcher 4.5.3

  • IMPROVED: Storage backups performance on schedule


Syslog Watcher 4.5.5

  • IMPROVED: Syslog parser supports Allied Telesis format
  • IMPROVED: Correct Message Details for multiline syslogs
  • FIXED: Grid Autoscroll feature
  • FIXED: Multiline filter fields: Tag and Origin
  • FIXED: Disabling VendorPack add‐on
  • CHANGED: “Use Transactions” option for “Export to DB” is disabled by default


Syslog Watcher 4.5.6

  • FIXED: UI controls (checkboxes) in Filter/Find panels


Syslog Watcher 4.5.7

  • FIXED: Connection string builder for the Export to DB feature


Syslog Watcher 4.5.9

  • IMPROVED: SMTP SSL/TLS parsing of received data
  • FIXED: Email timestamp support for daylight saving time (DST)
  • FIXED: Minor GUI improvements


Syslog Watcher 4.5.10

  • FIXED: Editing of source lists (filter criteria)
  • FIXED: Handling of invalid regular expressions in a filter
  • IMPROVED: SQL command fields enclosed in single quotes and escaped