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Re: Setting up centralized logging



>Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 13:51:22 +0000
>From: "Michael Simpson" <mikie simpson gmail com>  
>Subject: Re: Setting up centralized logging  
>To: "General Red Hat Linux discussion list" <redhat-list redhat com>
>
>On 1/15/09, Kenneth Holter <kenneho ndu gmail com> 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.

      mark



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