Microsoft Exchange Server 2007/2010

Sawmill plug-ins allow Sawmill to read ASCII text based logs that are saved to a folder Sawmill can read locally (including mapped/mounted filesystems) or available remotely via (S)FTP and HTTP. Additionally an ODBC connection to an Oracle or MSSQL instance is possible. Alternately (or for advanced users) there is a command line option that allows a script or program to feed data into the Sawmill processing engine.

This plug-in provides analysis support within Sawmill for the above named log format. Using this plug-in Sawmill will be able to read and interpret log files in their original format and perform analysis, reporting and alerting based on the data contained within them. If Sawmill does not perform quite as expected it is possible the original vendor has changed the logging specification. Contact support@sawmill.co.uk providing details and a sample of the log file.

During importing of log data the following fields are stored in the Sawmill database for subsequent processing and report generation:

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Numeric Fields

  • events
  • total bytes
  • recipient count

Non-Numeric Fields

  • date/time
  • hour of day
  • day of week
  • action
  • agent
  • client hostname
  • client IP
  • connector ID
  • context
  • data
  • entered org from IP
  • event
  • Event ID
  • internal message ID
  • local endpoint
  • message ID
  • message info
  • message subject
  • number of recipients
  • P1 from address
  • P2 from addresses
  • reason
  • reason data
  • recipient
  • recipient address
  • recipient status
  • reference
  • related recipient address
  • remote endpoint
  • return path
  • sender address
  • sequence number
  • server hostname
  • server IP
  • session ID
  • smtp response
  • source
  • source context
  • directionality
  • tenant ID
  • original client IP
  • original server IP
  • custom data