Requirements


XLog-Solution on Unix / Linux


To install and run XLog-Solution on Unix or Linux style server you need:

  • MySQL Server (5.1 or +)
  • at least 70M of free disk space for XLog-Solution (not including database data)
  • at least 1GB of RAM (add more to boost MySQL Server)

XLog-Solution on Windows


To install and run XLog-Solution on Windows you need:

  • one computer running Windows Server 2008, Windows XP or Windows 7 (not tested on Vista)
  • WampServer (includes Apache HTTP server, MySQL and PHP)
  • .NET Framework 2.0 (or latest)
  • at least 70M of free disk space for XLog-Solution (not including WampServer and MySQL databases)
  • at least 1GB of RAM (add more to boost MySQL)

 On Windows, XLog-Solution should run with IIS if you can setup PHP.

You can also run XLog-Solution with VirtualBox and our appliance  (nothing to setup).
If you don't have WampServer, try XAMPP.


Windows event log agent


To install and run XLog-WinAgent you need:

  • one computer running Windows Server 2008, Windows XP or Windows 7 (not tested on Vista)
  • .NET Framework 2.0 (or latest)

XLog-Monitor


To install and run XLog-Monitor you need:

  • one computer running Windows Server 2008 with active directory
  • .NET Framework 2.0 (or latest)

Hardware


If you have a small system and don't expect a high volume of logs (less than 100 EPS), you can install XLog-Solution on existing server and share resources. However, for most enterprise it would be a better idea to dedicate a server for XLog-Solution. Having XLog-Server and MySQL Server on the same appliance will reduce network traffic and gives XLog-Server and XLog-Dashboard a better response time from MySQL. Also, consider to put MySQL database standalone on hard disk with RAID level 0+1. Hard disk space and memory requirements depends on estimated EPS (Events Per Second).

 

If you don't want to setup a computer with the previous requirements, you can use our virtual machine appliance (see Downloads page). XLog-Solution appliance has been setup with everything (Linux, MySQL Server, XLog-Solution with free license). Assign a static IP address to the appliance and start browsing your logs from any local computer. The appliance has been setup with VirtualBox (version 4.0.4) with FC13-i386 as a guest. It is exported has ovf and ova file. VirtualBox is available for many flavor of Linux, Unix, Solaris and Windows.