netsyslog 0.1.0 released (12 February 2006)
The first release of the netsyslog Python module is out. You can use netsyslog to construct and send UDP syslog packets. Read the docs for more information, or just download it and try it.
Hack Saw is a log file transport mechanism. It was designed to work well for retrieving log messages from local servers or remote (and often inaccessible) computers. It works well through firewalls.
Incoming log files can be saved to a local file, attached to an email or forwarded (via UDP, with netsyslog) to a syslog server. If you need to do something different (e.g. store the logs in a database) you can do so by writing a plug-in. Plug-ins are typically small, and are written in Python.
Hack Saw is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
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