[syslog-ng] Simple Doubt
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Tue Jun 5 17:01:23 CEST 2007
Luiz Cruz <luizcruz.msg at gmail.com> [20070605 11:49:21 -0300]:
> Nice, don?t use a fifo file sounds great. I will try. Log is from a
> jetty aplication. The request is proxyed by apache. But i have to
> parse the lines before sent to rrd (cacti). The log is about 1GB/day.
> Sorry if i didn?t mention before.
It was only because I could not tell if it was your Perl script directly
generating the syslog messages or not. I was only curious why the pipe was
there...looks like it was a case of "yay it works" :)
> I didn?t find this... is that a pipe function?
If you are logging to a file and having Perl munch on a log file you can
remove the perl script and pipe from the whole works. syslog-ng can be
configured to read in directly a log file; it effectively does a 'tail -f' on
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