>I'd still like to know why the timestamps are in reverse?
I explained it above.
>As for syslog tools; they are for logging.
They can also be used for statistics, alerts, and much more than simply logging.
>If you want to produce text stats or graphical representation, you're going to have to
>process the log recs (emails).
What I asked is how can I do that with the logs I already have. Moving forward, I need to get some proper syslogs working again. That fell behind because the network is new so not everything is built just yet.
>Speaking of Graphs, Cacti is based on snmpd, which even firewalls do (usually) have, so you'd get real-time graphs
Yes, most do but this question is about the logs I already gave