[syslog-ng] connecting to syslog-ng

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Fri Sep 22 15:15:43 CEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 15:01 +0200, Torsten Curdt wrote:
> Hi there!
> Is there a way to connect to a syslog-ng on a machine via a client to
> receive the events? ...as opposed to just having the syslog-ng pushing
> the event to another machine all the time.

is there a persistent network connection between these two computers?

> Basically I want only to connect to those machines running syslog-ng
> in certain situations. Like
>   ssh root at machine tail -f /var/log/messages
> ...without the need for a ssh account

what do you think are the advantages are to avoiding ssh?

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