[syslog-ng] Alternate logging destination

Szeti, Balazs szeti.balazs at hp.com
Mon Nov 6 16:49:20 CET 2006


Do you mean having more central servers?
I'm rather affraid of loosing the network connection between the center
and the edge node (dedicated private network).
So I'd like to have the logs stored locally while the connection is not


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On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 16:33 +0100, Szeti, Balazs wrote:
> Hello!
> I would like to design a centralized logging system with 50 edge nodes

> and one center.
> It's quiet important to have all the logs even if the center is 
> unreachable. Is there a way to configure syslog-ng to use an alternate

> destination? For example if the centralized TCP destionation server is

> down, the edge node syslog-ng may log in to a local file, so the logs 
> can be reached later manually. When the center server in online again 
> syslog-ng may log online again.

you could always do a HA cluster.

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