[syslog-ng] using syslog-ng for syslog forwarding
Tue, 28 Dec 1999 10:35:03 +0100
On Mon, 27 Dez 1999, Balazs Scheidler wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 1999 at 03:02:47PM +0100, Markus Warg wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > has anybody tried the following:
> > redirect logging to a single log host (simple so far) with tcp. Use
> > syslog-ng both for the log host and the log clients. What happens if
> > the connection between client and host times out? Does syslog-ng store
> > messages until it can successfully connect to the log host again or
> > are those messages lost?
> > Sorry if this was discussed before, but I could not find it in my current
> > mailing list archive.
> syslog-ng buffers messages up to a user settable limit. By default this is
> 100 messages, and you can set it by the log_fifo_size() option, which both
> global, and can be set by a per-destination basis IIRC.
That's fine, are those messages buffered in memory or are they written
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