7 09, 2015

Optimizing Log File Size For Analysis And Reporting

By | 2015-09-07T17:13:06+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Astaro, ClearSwift, Email Analysis, Employee Internet Reports, Firewall Analysis, How To, Log File Analysis, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft ISA Server, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, System Administration, Tips and Best Practices, Uncategorized, Vantage, Web Browsing Analysis, WebSense, WebSpy, Windows Event Logs|Comments Off on Optimizing Log File Size For Analysis And Reporting

Firewalls and proxies generate a lot of log data. Multiple gigabytes per day are commonplace now. The log files themselves are generally simple flat text files. Their size comes from the sheer volume of entries, not from being rich data types. The log file size not only consumes disk space during logging, storing, and archiving, but [...]

25 01, 2011

Vantage Update (Exchange 2010, Juniper and IronPort Traffic Logs, and more)

By | 2011-01-25T10:18:27+00:00 January 25th, 2011|IronPort, Loaders, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Threat Management Gateway, Software Updates, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy, WebSpy News Update|0 Comments

We have released an automatic update for the Vantage range of applications. This update includes some new loader formats, an experimental feature as well minor fixes and improvements. Of note, this release includes full support for Microsoft Exchange 2010 Tracking logs (previously supported with the Exchange 2007 loader, but missing a few fields), as well [...]

11 03, 2009

Counting Emails with Microsoft Exchange 2007 Tracking Logs

By | 2009-03-11T05:45:01+00:00 March 11th, 2009|Email Analysis, How To, Log File Analysis, Microsoft Exchange, Uncategorized, Vantage, WebSpy|0 Comments

Today I've been poking at Microsoft Exchange 2007 tracking logs, asking them the very simple question of 'How many emails have I sent?'. Unforunately, Exchange 2007 tracking logs are not used to simple questions, and are likely to return a complicated and / or misleading answer. But the confusion it seems, all comes down to definitions. Once you understand these definintions, things start to make a bit more sense.