Alerttail monitors a given file and executes a list of actions when a user-defined text pattern has been written to the file. For example, the user can pop up a GTK notification window when a certain message is written to a log file. Actions can be alerttail built in actions (GTK notify action, geoipLocalization action, or filtering text action) or a custom user defined shell command action. A Qt 4 GUI frontend helps with configuration.
|Tags||Diagnostics Internet Log Analysis Systems Administration Desktop Environment tools Security Monitoring Logging|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: A regexp reference help guide was added. New features are shown on the GUI. libconfig was upgraded to 1.2. libboost-regex was upgraded to 1.34.1. A save/loading progress bar was added. Drag and drop was enabled for node items. A recent files list was added. Double clicking on an item only selects it. Logging can be enabled or disabled per output location. The layout dimension was fixed.
Release Notes: Alerttail now is a plugin based application and actions can be plugged as needed. GeoIpAction and GNotifyAction plugins are currently available. The -Command action now has an optional placeholder to be passed into a shell command ($text). -Grepped text can now be independent between different parsers. The -GeoIp Action supports optional placeholders such as $country, $town, $latitude, and $longitude, to be replaced during execution. Debs are available for Ubuntu Feisty only.
No changes have been submitted for this release.
Release Notes: The action regexReplaceAction allows users to replace captured group texts with a custom one. This way, any user defined text will be shown between captured groups. The Log4cxx dependency is no longer needed. A custom logging framework is provided. The Web site documentation has been updated.
Release Notes: libnotify correctly displays icons on popup. Examples have been added to dist packages.