Integration with Papertrail

Papertrail is a SolarWinds SaaS (Software as a Service) product that offers frustration-free log management. It can aggregate logs from multiple sources in one place where they are easier to organize and manage for search and analysis purposes. It also comes with several complimentary features and services designed to help you make the most of your logs.

Papertrail Features

Papertrail comes with several great features to help administrators make the most out of their logs. Accessible through the cloud, all of Papertrail’s features are available from virtually anywhere, helping you better manage your operations frustration-free.

Multi-system support

Papertrail supports a number of systems and languages, making it that much easier to integrate even with infrastructures that leverage the latest technologies. Papertrail supports languages such as Angular and Golang, as well as a number of others such as Ruby, JavaScript, MySQL, and others. It can also aggregate logs from Windows, Heroki apps, cloud hosting, firewalls, and many others for a 360-degree view of your entire infrastructure.


Papertrail features Live Tail that includes pausing, clicking, searching, and scrolling on events from multiple systems. The Live Tail feature is also web-friendly, meaning that you can copy and paste, open new tabs, and have scroll indicators, among other capabilities. The output can be displayed in color and even converted to the JSON format, making it that much easier to integrate with other applications.

Application Performance Monitoring

Applications such as WordPress are at the heart of our business operations, making their performance crucial to the success of what we do. To this end, Papertrail offers more than 150 out-of-the-box integrations with broad language support, comprehensive monitoring, and compatibility with AppOptics.

WordPress compatible

When using WP Activity Log, you can also mirror the WordPress activity log to Papertrail. This feature allows WordPress administrators to choose which activities to mirror, allowing you to maintain a large degree of control. You can also choose whether you want to keep a copy of the logs in the local database or not, helping you prevent data redundancy.

Papertrail Benefits

Papertrail offers WordPress and infrastructure managers many benefits that are difficult to find in a standalone system.

Better security

Papertrail offers the capability to consolidate access logs in one central location, with the ability to add filters and set up alert notifications. Furthermore, it can also collect logs from routers and firewalls, giving you a comprehensive and complete view of your entire infrastructure.

Great administrative tools

Papertrail comes with a number of great administrative tools including the ability to set up per-user access policies, backups, and archiving of historical data. Archived data can be accessed and downloaded on-demand, so that you’re always in control of your data.

Easy setup

Papertrail is compatible with a variety of systems – from routers and firewalls to Windows and Docker containers. It also features app compatibility straight out of the box, reducing configuration time and the administrative effort required to set it all up.