This is a module for monitoring log files, such as those updated by the UNIX syslogd utility.
To avoid repetitions, messages are grouped by type, with an occurrences columns to evaluate the frequency of a sort of message.
Messages are displayed in a table, and ordered so that the most recent message is at the top.

Only the lines conforming to the following format will be displayed in the module table:

  month day hours:minutes:seconds host source: message
For example:
  Aug  3 14:01:31 localhost net-snmp[3512]: Received TERM or STOP signal...  shutting down...
view of the log module table

Data is displayed in 1 table with the following columns:

The message text is formed by merging all the messages of the same sort, with variants displayed as ? characters.
The algorithm is roughly as follows:

Module options: