by Botond Botyanszki

Nxlog is a multi-platform, open-source log collection and forwarding solution for collecting, transforming and forwarding log data from across the IT infrastructure.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Botond Botyanszki

Release : nxlog 2.9.1716

Antivirus check: passed

Last revision: Last week

Report a Problem


NXLog is a comprehensive log management and data collection solution. It enables organizations to monitor, analyze, and respond to events in real-time. NXLog is designed to be easily deployed and managed, even in complex and distributed IT environments. It collects data from various sources, including Windows and Linux machines, network devices, applications, and log files. NXLog provides advanced features such as log aggregation, filtering, alerting, and output to various formats, including syslog, databases, and files.

Nxlog simplifies log collection, processing and forwarding, enabling organizations to centrally manage and analyze their log data.

-Collects data from various sources, including Windows and Linux machines, network devices, applications, and log files.

-Supports multiple input formats such as Windows Event Logs, syslog, plain text, JSON, XML, and CSV.

-Supports multiple output formats such as syslog, databases, and files.

-Provides advanced features such as log aggregation, filtering, alerting, and output to various formats.

-Supports secure communications using SSL/TLS encryption and SSH tunneling.

-Provides out-of-the-box support for popular applications such as Apache, MySQL, IIS, and PostgreSQL.

-Provides flexible configuration options for log collection and forwarding.

-Provides a graphical user interface for configuring and managing the system.

-Provides an API for programmatic access and integration with other systems.

-Provides real-time alerting and notifications.

-Integrated with Splunk, Graylog, and other logging solutions.

-Supports deployment in virtualized environment.

-Provides support for Windows, Linux, and macOS platforms.


-Centralize log collection and analysis from multiple sources.

-Gain insights into system performance, security, and compliance issues.

-Reduce the time and effort required for troubleshooting.

-Easily deploy and manage in complex and distributed IT environments.

-Keep track of changes to configuration and system data.

-Monitor system activities and respond to security threats in real-time.

-Reduce the costs associated with log storage and analysis.

-Improve system reliability and uptime.

-Audit system activities and detect suspicious activity.

-Retain historical logs for compliance and legal purposes.

-Generate reports for audit and compliance purposes.

-Integrate with existing systems and tools.
NXLog requires a minimum of Windows XP or a modern Linux operating system, such as CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or openSUSE. It requires 512 MB of RAM and 1 GHz processor or higher. It also requires an internet connection for downloading updates or modules.

Supports multiple platforms and log sources for versatile use.
Robust filtering and routing capabilities enhance performance.
Can handle high volumes of data without lagging.

Requires advanced knowledge to fully understand and use its features.
Limited support for less common log sources or formats.
Steep learning curve for beginners and non-technical users.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Tyler Bertera
I've been using the nxlog software for a few months now. It's been a great choice for collecting and forwarding data from multiple sources. It's easy to install and configure, saving me a lot of time and hassle. It's also reliable, with good uptime and minimal maintenance. Log files are easy to read and parse, making it easy to troubleshoot issues. I really appreciate the fact that it's open source and free, making it an affordable choice. It also has a good support community, with helpful answers to my questions. So far, I'm very happy with nxlog.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Kieran F*******g
I recently used nxlog for logging on my system. It was easy to set up and configure. The documentation was helpful and the GUI was straightforward. It handled my logging needs easily and provided a user-friendly interface. It was lightweight and didn't consume too much resources.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Robert Z.
This software is a log management solution that allows users to collect, process, and forward log data from various sources. Its main features include support for multiple platforms and protocols, real-time processing capabilities, and the ability to filter and parse logs based on specific criteria. Additionally, it offers flexible deployment options and a user-friendly interface for easy configuration and management.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Benjamin C.
The software provides reliable log collection and forwarding capabilities for various platforms.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Cole
Efficient, reliable log management, complex configurations possible.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanleyhttps://bottts.com/Florian Körner Sean
"Reliable for log management, complex configuration."
O&O DeskInfo
O&O DeskInfo is a system information and monitoring tool that displays real-time information about your PC.
Headset Pairing Utility
The Headset Pairing Utility allows users to easily connect and manage their Bluetooth headsets with their computers.
Navigraph Charts Desktop
Navigraph Charts Desktop is a subscription-based software providing access to automated and regularly updated worldwide aeronautical charts.
EPANET is a free open-source software used to model and analyze water distribution systems.
eScan Removal Tool
eScan Removal Tool is a free utility that can be used to remove malicious files from a computer.