Setting up centralized logging

m.roth2006 at m.roth2006 at
Thu Jan 15 16:43:47 UTC 2009

>Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 13:51:22 +0000
>From: "Michael Simpson" <mikie.simpson at>  
>Subject: Re: Setting up centralized logging  
>To: "General Red Hat Linux discussion list" <redhat-list at>
>On 1/15/09, Kenneth Holter <kenneho.ndu at> wrote:
>> Thanks for the outline of your setup.
>> I'm a bit tempted to go for rsyslog actually, since it's already included in
>> the RHN repository.
>> Are there any shortcomings of rsyslog that I should be aware of? I've read
>> that the config file may be more messy than syslog-ng, but that's pretty
>> much it.
>rsyslog integrates nicely with mySQL as well allowing for all sorts of
>nice information manipulation of really heavy logging loads
I think syslog-ng does, as well. In my case, though, we had to preserve the original logs, in case forensics needs it.


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