[syslog-ng] file() sourcing application logs
Alan.Edmonds at t-mobile.net
Wed Jun 4 20:08:58 CEST 2008
We are doing something similar; we use tomcat and apache.
For apache, something like this (we are using 2.0):
CustomLog "|/usr/bin/logger -p local1.info -t apache-access "
Then on syslog-ng I use the "tag" to point it to the right log file.
For tomcat, that is tougher; stack dumps are a curse to syslog.
There is a hook in the Catalina startup scripts to create a named pipe
for gc.out and tomcat.out. The it spawns a logger -p local2.info <
gc.out-named-pipe thingy to send to syslog-ng.
I can send more details if you need them.
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