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Re: syslog recommendations?

Michael Shuler <michael@pbandjelly.org>:
>  On 09/28/2007 11:29 PM, Rogelio Bastardo wrote:
> > I'm looking for a few F/OSS syslog programs -- one easy to use (sort of
> > like Kiwi syslog) and another that's much more scalable and would let
> > me, say, aggregate logs from lots of different boxes and maybe even do
> > other sorts of cool things (find patterns, etc).
>  I am not aware of a single package that will do all that you want, but a
>  combination of a few packages should get you there.  I use syslog-ng for
>  aggregating logs from many servers, and I think it far surpasses the
>  standard udp syslog daemon for reliability.  Running logcheck and/or

It's far more powerful in filtering too.  When pump was filling my
/var with meaningless logging, syslog-ng was very easy to configure to
/dev/null them.

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