[syslog-ng]syslog-ng and irix

Jeremy Shaffner jshaffner@dmisi.com
Wed, 5 Dec 2001 17:08:30 -0600

On Wednesday, December 5, 2001, at 02:54 PM, gkuchta@astro.umn.edu wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering if syslog-ng does, or at any point will, support taking
> logs from non syslog-ng daemons.  I've poked around the documentation
> and the mailing list, but I didn't see this mentioned anywhere.  Our
> department has a few old irix machines that graduate students run
> Fortran code on, and we'd like to forward logs from these machines to
> our new syslog-ng server.  I played with the idea for about 30minutes
> earlier today, but couldn't get anything going.  Is this possible?
> Will it be?

Any syslog daemon is non-descriminatory.  If syslog packets arrive, 
of what generated them (syslog, msyslog, syslog-ng, routers, switches, 
syslog-ng will process them.

It's not mentioned anywhere because it's a non-issue.  If you couldn't 
get it going
then it was probably an error in your config.