It collects, displays, and analyzes log information from more than 135 Routers and firewalls made by: 2Wire, 3Com, Actiontec, Adtran, Airlink, Asante, Astaro, Asus, Bewan, Billion, Bintec, Buffalo, Checkpoint, Cisco, Cyberguard, D-Link, Draytek, Edge-Core, Edimax, Fortigate, Fortinet, Gnatbox, Hotbrick, IPCop, IPTables, ITServ, Juniper Networks, Level One, Linksys, Lucent, m0n0wall, Netgear, Netscreen, OpenBSD, ParkerVision, pfSense, Servgate, SMC, Smoothwall, Sonicwall, Speedstream, Squid, Symantec, Trendnet, Untangle, US Robotics, WatchGuard, Westell, Xincom, XroadsNetworks, Zoom, and ZyXEL.
* provides filtering, immediate alerts, emailed alerts, historical analysis, summaries, and charts
o filters let you choose what data and time periods to log, display, analyze, and chart
o alerts offer real-time visual and audible signals of possible intrusion attempts
o historical analysis helps you find patterns of recent intrusion attempts
o summaries condense log histories for easier review
o user-selectable charts let you spot patterns of suspicious activities
* simple install / uninstall
o new users: download two ZIP files: WallWatcher and its library,
+ extract their contents into a Folder of your choice, read the "Readme.Txt", run SETUP, and WallWatcher is ready to run
+ NOTE: If SETUP cannot run (missing "VB dll file"), you will also need to install this component from Microsoft:
+ http://download.microsoft.com/download/vb50pro/utility/1/win98/EN-US/Msvbvm50.exe VISTA, WINDOWS 7: if SETUP cannot install everything automatically, the FAQ explain how to install them yourself.
o upgrades: download and unzip only WallWatcher, then restart WallWatcher. There's no need to re-run SETUP or to update the "Library."
o uninstall: run SETUP and choose "uninstall"
* complete HELP / documentation
o comprehensive Help with Contents, Index, and Search
o on-screen Instant Help when selecting options, for people who don't like to read documentation
o on-line FAQ contain additional suggestions for installing and using WallWatcher
* supports the DShield and myNetWatchman intrusion reporting systems
* minimizes to tray, not to taskbar, to reduce clutter
* can convert IP addresses to names (URLs) and vice versa
* plain text log file may be read by other programs while WALLWATCHER is running
o new log file begins each day at midnight
* can collect and report bandwidth usage (if router supports SNMP or includes packet lengths in log records)
The first time you download WallWatcher, you will also need to download its Library (WWLib.zip) and extract its contents to the WallWatcher folder.
Visual Basic Runtime 5.0