[syslog-ng]logging to a central server

Chad C. Walstrom [email protected]
Tue, 8 Jan 2002 09:50:03 -0600


On Mon, Jan 07, 2002 at 06:36:02PM -0500, Ed Ravin wrote:
> Over at the central server, you need to define the source:
> 
>    source src {
>            tcp(port(NNN) max-connections(500));
>            internal();
>    };
> 
> You might want to put in other sources, such as local syslog
> messages or kernel messages.  See the documentation for more
> description of the source and destination directives.

I usually separate the net sources from the local:

    source net {
        tcp(port...
    };

That way, I can have special rules for host-specific logs while still keeping
my standard local loggin setup for the central server itself.

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