Master the World of Analytics with Sawmill Professional

Posted by Derrick217 on September 25, 2017 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Master the world of analytics with Sawmill Professional. You can learn a great deal in our 1-Day Sawmill Professional training. Many don’t know but you can use Sawmill to get analytics from any almost any server or device that uses logs. It can process 1022 log formats. This is a great tool to help you generate reports.

Here are some of the logs you can process using the tool:

  • Wowza Streaming Engine
  • Wowza Media Server
  • Web Server
  • Apache Servers
  • Firewalls
  • FTP servers
  • Cisco Devices
  • Filemaker
  • Novell
  • IBM
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Microsoft servers and tools
  • RealNetworks
  • Akamai Web Server Log

Here’s the complete list:
Log Formats Supported by Sawmill

Students will learn the following in our class:

  • How to Create Customized Reports
  • How to Resolve Domain Names
  • How to View Session Paths
  • Where to Locate Web Server and Streaming Server Log Files
  • How to Analyze Web Server and Streaming Server Log files
  • How to Analyze Apache Server, Firewall and FTP Server Log files
  • How to Use Filters for Remove Unwanted Data in a Report
  • How to Process Specific Time periods

Give us a call about signing up to attend one of our Sawmill Professional Trainings On-line or On-site.  Call Freeman Compression Inc. at 407.797.5466 for more information or e-mail us at  Individuals from any country can attend our On-line training classes.

Gain More Details from Wowza Logs using Sawmill Professional

Posted by Derrick217 on September 17, 2017 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Gain even more details from Wowza Logs using Sawmill Professional. It’s really straightforward to create reports with Sawmill, but to get much of the great data contained in your logs. It’s important to dive into reporting a little bit further. In the second and final part of this series, you’ll learn how to get more information. Let’s start with reviewing the most viewed streams.

Step 6. – Reviewing the Most Viewed Streams


Now that you can see all of the options in your report, navigate to the Stream names section to see your most popular streams. Notice that you can see which stream has the most usage.

In the Stream name section, you can use your Sawmill report to confirm that the Live Stream you expect to be most popular, actually is. If you don’t see the usage as high as you expect, you can do some more investigating within your report options.

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Performing Log file analysis with Sawmill

Posted by Derrick on May 26, 2009 under Video Streaming and Compression | Comments are off for this article

Consider performing log file analysis with Sawmill. If you have some log files that you need to analyze, Sawmill is an excellent tool for this purpose. The log analysis tool can process almost any log on the planet. What’s also nice is you can customize reports, use macros, apply filters and zoom in to analyze data even more. With Sawmill you can resolve domain names, create users, assign user roles and perform a host of other task. A feature I think is very cool is the ability to create users accounts and assign them a Statistics Visitor role. This means you can have the user log-in from anywhere with Internet access to view stats without having access to Administrative settings. There are many more features found in this tool. You should at least download a 30 day trial of Sawmill. Get some Firewall, Web Server, Streaming Server, System, or FTP logs and analyze them with this tool.