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Papertrail makes it simple to collect all of your server and application logs in one place and act on them.
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Papertrail is the easy way to manage your safety equipment, staff, risk assessments and other documents that are important to you. Home to over 1,000,000 inspection records and counting, Papertrail's cloud-based safety management system will protect your business, staff, and customers from avoidable risk. Papertrail helps businesses comply with legislation and meet criteria for accreditation schemes and international standards such as ISO 9001. With Papertrail, you can consolidate your logs in one place with a cloud-hosted log management service that takes typically only minutes to set up.

The inspection reminder and notification system automatically reminds users when inspections are due and sends notifications on a daily, weekly, etc. basis. The inspection system allows swift access to safety equiment inventory and other important data for safety management and audit purposes. Reporting and analysis is an important part of any safety and inspection system, and Papertrail allows quickly and easily generating reports, certificates, and printouts. These documents provide the evidence businesses require for inspections and safety compliance.

Compared to traditional paper-based records and spreadsheets, the software makes the whole process of safety compliance and inspections easier and more efficient. Instead of setting calendar reminders for many lists, a simple email notifies of all items due for inspection and allows taking action right from there. The solution works well for many kinds of industries, including healthcare, telecom, adventure, emergency services and PPE inspectors. The mobile apps help save time and money by allowing users to stay updated in real-time and streamlining operations.

Quickly diagnose and fix customer problems, error messages, app server errors, and slow DB queries with full visibility across all logs. Papertrail is easy to implement, use, and understand. You get instant visibility across all systems in minutes.

Papertrail is part of SolarWinds CloudTM, the next evolution of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) portfolio for monitoring cloud-native applications and infrastructures. Simple interface The default view is mostly taken up by log events with a small row at the bottom for entering a search query, setting date range, accessing saved searches and enabling or disabling real-time logging.

Logs can be colorized via third-party software Logs can be colorized by installing Stylish, a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox that overrides CSS stylesheets, and writing a custom stylesheet. Papertrail's log entries have various attributes that can be used to change CSS properties for specific programs or systems, or based on message contents. Logs can also be colorized within the actual logs by adding ANSI escape codes (will override user-specific colorization).

How much does papertrail cost?

$7 - 1 GB/month, 1 week search, 1 year archive. $18 - 2 GB/month, 1 week search, 1 year archive. $35 - 4 GB/month, 2 weeks search, 1 year archive. $75 - 8 GB/month, 2 weeks search, 1 year archive. $225 - 16 GB/month, 2 weeks search, 1 year archive.

What if I have forgotten my username or password?

Just go to the Papertrail log in screen, below the "login" link is "Help! I can't log in — Reset my password please." Just use the link to reset your password.