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Loggly Release Notes

These release notes describe the new features, improvements, and fixed issues in Loggly.

August 18, 2020 - Volume consumption visibility and Teams integration

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In the spirit of being customer inspired, we are excited to introduce the following new features today:

  • The new Log Usage dashboard — provides greater visibility into your log data volume consumption with at-a-glance metrics for log volume and the hosts and services that sent the most logs.

    The Log Usage dashboard is only available to SolarWinds Unified Login users. If you are a Single Sign-On user without SolarWinds Unified Login credentials, click here.

  • Search & Source Group Volume Reporting — shows the detailed volume usage associated with a given Search or Source Group.

  • API endpoints added — to allow programmatic access to event counts and volume usage data.

  • Microsoft Teams alert endpoint — enables customers to send alerts to a Microsoft Teams channel via WebHook.

May 19, 2020 - Search UX and custom parsing rules

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In the spirit of being customer inspired, we are excited to introduce the following new features today:

  • Search UX Improvements

    We’ve implemented the following specific improvements all related to improving Loggly customer UX when searching:

    • Changed the Search help button to say, "Syntax Help," making it easier and quicker to find

    • Reduced the size of the histogram window to now be one-fifth of the search result window, instead of the previous half size. This helps ensure maximized search results visibility—more screen real estate for your logs

    • Emphasized applied filters with a new, more prominent, background color

    • Changed the color of the actions in the search results and reordered for enhanced ease of use (see below):

    • Changed the Expanded View button to make it more visible

    • Changed behavior when changing applied filters—when a filter is changed, the selected source group is respected, smoothing your workflow

    • Removed the non-functional forward/back toggle icons in search

  • Custom Parsing Rules Improvements

    As you may know and have used, Loggly provides the ability to create derived fields, which are user-defined parsing rules. In the past, in cases where the custom parsing rule struggled to parse a new message and reached a timeout threshold, the user would be sent an email that the specific rule has been disabled, which would remain disabled until manually re-enabled by the user in the Loggly user interface.

    We have improved the parser to address this problem. Loggly users should no longer see custom parsing rules disabled automatically due to timeout. If you’ve previously had this issue, you can now re-activate such rules if you wish.

March 10, 2020 - Trial on-boarding improvements and support chat

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In the spirit of being customer inspired, we are excited to introduce two new features today:

  • Significant improvements to the Loggly trial user on-boarding process - Loggly customers can realize the power and value of Loggly only when they have log data loaded and ready to support their trial of key features like search, delighted alerting, and dashboarding - the reasons users evaluate a log management solution in the first place.
  • Introduction of a new live support chat function in Loggly, delivering users the ability to quickly get assistance in unlocking the valuer and power of Loggly.

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