1.0 Introduction

Novell Sentinel Log Manager collects and manages data from a variety of devices and applications, including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, operating systems, routers, Web servers, databases, switches, mainframes, and antivirus event sources. Novell Sentinel Log Manager provides high event-rate processing, long-term data retention, policy-based data retention, regional data aggregation, and simple searching and reporting functionality for a variety of applications and devices.