Knowledgebase : Configuration
To create an ODBC log source, you need to follow these steps:1. Create the system DSN that points to the database you would like Sawmill to read from2. In Sawmill Create a new profile and select one of the ODBC log sources in the new profile wizard:3. F...
This article is about "tuning" Sawmill to meet your organisations needs. Tuning is not the correct word, but it seems to be the current way to describe this approach so we have used it, but this is just "configuration" of Sawmill 8....
If you have an in-house CA and want to create a certificate that will work in Sawmill for HTTPS use, follow these instructions: 1. Install Windows OpenSSL lite packages (http://slproweb.com/products/Win32OpenSSL.html [1]) 2. Install VC++ 2008 Redistribu...
In this example we will use Minutes, but you can use hours/minutes/seconds for this by using 4/5/6 for the suppress level: 1. Create a new report field called "minutes" (it might be easier to copy the Days report field and rename it) and set the source a...
Deleting database fields reduces the size of the database, and reduces the time required to build the database. Here's how you can delete a database field: Using a text editor, edit the .cfg file for your profile, in LogAnalysisInfo/profiles.Search fo...
The use of unique browsing hostnames (or IPs) to count visitors is an imprecise method, since the same actual visitor may appear to come from several hostnames -- the same person may dial up and receive random IP addresses, or in some extreme cases, ...
For each profile you create through the Admin Interface a text "configuration file" (.cfg) is created on disk that we refer to as a "profile" file. It is created in the following folder inside the installation folder (here the in...
Using UNC paths (or mapped drives) to access log data which is on a different Windows system.Sawmill supports that in several ways. You can use a mapped drive letter, but if Sawmill is running as a service, that is not recommended--Microsoft recommend...
Sawmill 8 Professional has a "new field wizard" (View Config > More Options > New Field Wizard > Click here to start the wizard) that is designed to create a new log and database field and give you a chance to set up a log filter all ...
Sawmill 8.1 has a duplicate profiel option in the Admin (profiles) menu, if you are using an older release than 8.1, you can still copy a profile and rename it by following these instructions: 1: Duplicate the profile CFG file, in the profiles fol...
Creating a report for export each day over-writes yesterdays file, here is how to get around this:1. You can do this by either running the command from the command line and using your OS's command line rename functions 2. You can use SaLANG in the path...
Database updates are possible in a number of ways:ManuallyThere are links in the UI for database updates:View Reports > Miscellaneous > Database Info View Config > Database info or you can run it from the command line:./sawmill -p [profile name] ...