[syslog-ng] Best way to pipe "application" logs to central syslog-ng server.

Delon Lee Di Lun lee.delon2005 at gmail.com
Tue May 8 06:56:10 UTC 2018


Possible to wipe up a sample config?
Might clear things up?

My apache is writing logs into /var/log/apache/www.contoso.com.

This is for example one of my apache virtual host.

Thanks in advance.

Yours Sincerely,
Delon Lee

On Mon, 7 May 2018 at 23:57 Gergely Nagy <algernon at balabit.com> wrote:

> >>>>> "Delon" == Delon Lee Di Lun <lee.delon2005 at gmail.com> writes:
>     Delon> In response to gergely, the 2nd option would require the
> changes to be made
>     Delon> on the "apache side" of things right? If so, its unlikely
> possible in my
>     Delon> use case.
> No, you can do that with rsyslog and syslog-ng too. Both allow you to
> tinker with the syslog headers.
> Ideally, changing the Apache-generated log format to conform to a syslog
> RFC would be ideal, but I understand that's not something most are
> willing - or able/allowed - to make. So the next best option is to
> fiddle with the syslog fields on the syslog side of things.
> --
> |8]
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