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Papertrail makes log management easy



All app logs, text log files, and syslog. One place.


Tail & Search

It's realtime. Use a browser, command-line, or API.


React & Analyze

Get alerted instantly. Detect trends and archive forever.

NEW Log Velocity Analytics

Troubleshoot a spike in the last 10 minutes or spot trends over the last two weeks.


45 Second Setup

Easy to implement, use & understand. Get visibility across all systems in minutes.


Integrate & Archive

Work with common, powerful existing services.


Team Visibility

Less technical staff can view logs without any SSH/RDP knowledge or access.

Why customers love Papertrail

I'm having way too much fun with @papertrailapp! This is seriously making my life a lot easier!

Tiago Faria @0xtf

If you need to offload your logs to a remote location, go and use @papertrailapp. Perfect example of a tool that does one thing very well.

Martin Stiborky @stibi

Last week we hooked up our app to @papertrailapp via @heroku. Super happy with it. Thanks for developing an awesome product!

Simon Tomes @simon_tomes

Use Papertrail to aggregate all your logs

How Papertrail works (diagram)

Papertrail aggregates...

  • syslog
  • Text log files
  • MySQL
  • Cloud hosting
  • Apache
  • Routers & firewalls
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Windows events
  • Tomcat
  • Heroku apps

.. and many more. No more digging through a dozen log files and directories. Get free log management now, take a tour, or ask us a question.