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What DIY Car Repair and Free Tools Have in Common


DIY has many parallels in technology. IT pros have numerous free tools and open source tools at their disposal to get their job done. A simple Google search will show free tools for monitoring, asset management, and more. In other words, a DIY approach to IT management. Free tools can be good enough to address a specific need or two. However, there are some important considerations that IT pros should look at before going the DIY route.

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A Free Toolkit to Make Network Managers’ Workdays Easier

Ipswitch Syslog Server

Today we announced the release of our Network Manager’s Free Toolkit that provides three tools to make IT pros’ workdays a little easier. I get the pressure IT pros are under to keep applications, servers and networks performing well, which is why we created this new toolkit as a free and helpful resource.

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Need to collect, save, view, or forward syslog messages from anywhere on your network? Do you know about our free Syslog Server?

WhatsUp Gold’s free Syslog Server provides you with a feature rich tool to help you manage your syslog needs, including enhanced export capabilities. View the messages in real-time or filter results data the way you need to see it. Take charge of your network by understanding the data your devices are giving you. Would you like to: Automatically collect both Syslog and Windows event logs across your network? Store your log files for as long as you need (e.g. HIPAA mandates log data retention for 6 years)? Prevent tampering with your archived log files? Receive real-time alerts for key events (e.g. access and permission changes to files, folders, and objects containing employee or financial records, patient information and any other critical information). Generate and automatically distribute compliance or security-centric reports to key stakeholders such as auditors, security personnel or upper management? Get the Syslog Server today for free (or, if […]

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