[syslog-ng] Difference in version

vinod samant vinod.samant.123 at gmail.com
Mon May 7 13:35:21 UTC 2018

Hi ,

I have tried two way  of installation ,

1.first one is using command  yum install syslog-ng ,  and it has been
installed ,if this way is wright then what will be the client and server
side configuration,Suppose

apache writing custom log on
/usr/local/apache/logs/xyz_access_2018-05-07.log  ,Client IP:-
,server IP:-

2. Second i have downloaded tar.gz file form github and trying to install
,But i am facing lots of dependency problem.

Can you explain difference between both way installation which i am triyng

If any information about error i will provide .

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On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 6:49 PM, Gergely Nagy <algernon at balabit.com> wrote:

> Hi!
> >>>>> "vinod" == vinod samant <vinod.samant.123 at gmail.com> writes:
>     vinod> Hi ,
>     vinod> I am new in syslog-ng ,while installing syslog-ng ,i am facing
> lots
>     vinod> dependency problem ,Can you share with  me a document for
> installation
>     vinod> syslog-ng on client side and host side.
> Are you installing from source, or from a binary package? If the latter,
> I'd suggest taking a look at our 3rd party binaries page:
>  https://syslog-ng.com/3rd-party-binaries
> Although, I'm not sure if there are any for CentOS6... The latest I can
> find is syslog-ng 3.13:
>  https://syslog-ng.com/blog/latest-syslog-ng-available-rhel-6-centos-6/
> This suggests that you may need to compile from source if you want to
> have the latest version. If you need help with that, we can certainly
> help, but will need some more details, such as the exact problems you
> are running into.
> Anyway, installing it on the client and server side should be the same.
> The difference would be in configuration.
>     vinod> 1. I want to store logs of all clients in one server that will
> be my
>     vinod> syslog-ng server (central server).
>     vinod> 2. client servers are apache webservers ,applications servers
> ,where logs
>     vinod> are writing , these are custom directory.
>     vinod> 3. I have lot of custom logs on apache webserver and
> application severs.
>     vinod> 4. I want to store these logs for long time on central server
> about 2 year.
>     vinod> Query:-
>     vinod> 1.Can we send  these logs on syslog-ng real time?
> By all intents and purposes, yes. A few things (such as network) may
> introduce slight delays, but otherwise yes.
>     vinod> 2. Will log format be same as on client ?
> That depends entirely on how you configure your clients and the central
> server. It is possible to send logs over as-is, without any parsing at
> all, and make them appear the same on the server too.
> --
> |8]
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