[syslog-ng] Re: syslog-ng

Balazs Scheidler [email protected]
Thu, 17 Jun 1999 14:01:20 +0200

On Tue, Jun 15, 1999 at 05:33:16PM -0400, Forrest Aldrich wrote:
> What about a database backend... like MySQL.  To have the 
> capability to log syslog messages into (perhaps multiple) SQL
> databases would be very useful, I think.

I think logging to an SQL table with only one column has no point. Analyzed
log entries would have a point, but analyzing messages is beyond the scope
of syslog-ng. An external program hooked to syslog-ng with a local
communication mechanism (unix-stream, or named pipe) should be used instead.