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Firewall log analyzer and realtime monitor/response tool

'fwlogwatch' is a packet filter and firewall log analyzer. It can output its summaries in text and HTML, with various formatting options. It can produce customizable incident reports and send them to abuse contacts at offending sites or CERTs. Fwlogwatch can also run as a daemon (with Web interface) doing realtime log monitoring and reporting anomalies or starting attack countermeasures. It can detect and process log entries in the following formats:

* GNU/Linux ipchains
* GNU/Linux netfilter/iptables
* Solaris/BSD/Irix/HP-UX ipfilter
* BSD ipfw
* Cisco IOS
* Cisco PIX / FWSM
* NetScreen
* Elsa Lancom router
* Snort IDS



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Janet Casey

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27 March 2002

Leaders and contributors

Boris Wesslowski Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/fwlogwatch
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=46569

Software prerequisites

Required to buildflex


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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