Kiwi Syslog Server

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Microsoft Windows-based syslog server for receiving, logging, displaying, alerting and forwarding syslog and SNMP trap messages from network devices such as routers, switches, Linux and Unix hosts and other syslog and trap-enabled devices.

Kiwi Syslog Server is an affordable, easy-to-use syslog server for IT administrators and network teams. Easy to set up and configure, Kiwi Syslog Server receives, logs, displays, alerts on and forwards syslog, SNMP trap and Windows event log messages from routers, switches, firewalls, Linux and UNIX hosts and Windows machines.

Key Features:

  • Centralised Management of Syslog Messages & SNMP traps: Receive and consolidate syslog messages and SNMP traps from network devices and Linux and UNIX hosts.
  • Real-Time Syslog Alerting & Notification: Receive real-time alerts based on collected syslog and SNMP trap data (message text, host name/IP, date/time of message, syslog facility, level, etc.).
  • Automatically Respond to Log Messages: Execute automated actions upon receiving log messages: send email, forward to another host, run script, log to file/database/Windows event log, etc.
  • Monitor & Manage Logs from Web Console: Use the out-of-the-box Web access utility to monitor and manage syslog messages and SNMP traps from any Web browser.
  • Store & Archive Logs for Regulatory Compliance: Automate log archival and clean-up schedules to comply with your log retention policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Generate Syslog Reports on Specific Devices, Events, & Actions: Generate HTML and plain text reports and deliver via email or send to disk. View syslog statistics and trends on graphical charts on the management console.


Kiwi Syslog Server - Features

Kiwi Syslog Server is a freeware Syslog Server for Windows. It receives, logs, displays and forwards Syslog messages from hosts such as routers, switches, Unix hosts and any other syslog enabled device. There are many customisable options available.


  • GUI based syslog manager
  • Messages are displayed in real-time as they are received
  • 10 virtual displays for organizing your messages
  • Message logging or forwarding of all messages, or based on priority or time of day.
  • Auto Split the log file by priority or time of day
  • Receives messages via UDP, TCP or SNMP
  • Forwards messages via UDP or TCP
  • Automatic log file archiving based on a custom schedule
  • Messages per hour alarm notification with audible sound or e-mail
  • Log file size alarm notification with audible sound or e-mail
  • Daily e-mailing of syslog traffic statistics
  • Minimizes to the system tray
  • Maintains source address when forwarding messages to other syslog hosts
  • Syslog statistics with graph of syslog trends (Last 24 hrs/Last 60 mins.)
  • Syslog message buffering ensuring messages are not missed under heavy load
  • DNS resolution of source host IP addresses with optional domain removal
  • DNS caching of up to 100 entries to ensure fast lookups and minimise DNS lookups
  • Pre-emptive DNS lookup using up to 10 threads
  • Comes with 5 cool skins to change the look of the program
  • Selectable display font, display color, and background wallpaper
  • Also available as an NT Service
  • RFC3164 send and receive options
  • Context based help
  • Free for use for as long as you want

Auto Split log file options

  • Host name
  • Host IP address
  • Domain name
  • WELF format tags in message text

Filtering options

  • Filter on IP Address, Hostname, or Message text.
  • Filter out unwanted host messages or take a different logging action depending on the host name.
  • Perform an action when a message contains specific keywords.


  • Powerful scripting engine for filtering, parsing, custom statistics and performing actions
  • Log to an ODBC database. (Access/SQL/Oracle/MySQL/Informix etc)
  • Write logs to the Windows NT application Event Log
  • Play the sound file of your choice when the filter conditions are met.
  • Forward the received Syslog messages via e-mail.
  • Send a Syslog message to another host when the filter conditions are met.
  • Send an SNMP trap (Version 1 or Version 2)
  • Run an external program of your choice when the filter conditions are met.
  • Pass values from the received Syslog message to an external program, e-mail message or Syslog message, such as:
    • Message text
    • Time of message
    • Date of message
    • Hostname
    • Facility
    • Level
    • Alarm threshold values
    • Current Syslog statistics


  • A buffer for 20000 Syslog messages to ensure you don't miss messages under heavy load.
  • A buffer for 1000 e-mail messages to ensure all e-mail gets through under heavy load or if the mail server is unavailable temporarily.
  • The DNS cache will hold up to 20,000 entries.
  • The DNS pre-emptive lookup can spawn up to 200 threads.

Alarm options

  • Play the sound file of your choice when an alarm condition is reached.
  • Run an external program when an alarm condition is reached. This could be a pager or SMS program

Kiwi Syslog Server 9.0


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      Kiwi Syslog Server - System Requirements

      Operating Systems Supoprted

      • Windows 2008 (x32 and x64*)
      • Windows Vista (x32 and x64*)
      • Windows 2003 (x32 and x64*)
      • Windows XP (x32 and x64*)
      • Windows 2000

      Hardware Requirements Supported

      • Minimum: 1.2 GHz processor with at least 256MB RAM
      • Minimum Disk space required: 35MB

      * 64-bit Systems (x64 support): Kiwi Syslog Server runs in WOW64 (Windows-on-Windows 64-bit) mode on 64-bit systems. WOW64 is a subsystem of the Windows operating system that is capable of running 32-bit applications and is included on all 64-bit versions of Windows including Windows XP 64-bit Editions, Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows Vista 64-bit Editions.