[syslog-ng] Verifying local logs and remote logs are being sent to destination graylog

Rodney Bizzell hardworker30 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 19:05:25 UTC 2018

Yes that is my goal

On Tue, Nov 6, 2018, 1:59 PM PÁSZTOR György <pasztor at linux.gyakg.u-szeged.hu

> Hi,
> "Rodney Bizzell" <hardworker30 at gmail.com> írta 2018-11-05 15:10-kor:
> > I want to make sure that my local logs on my syslog box are being sent to
> > my graylog host what config changes do I need to make to ensure that is
> > configured correctly. Can I have an example for illustration. Thanks.
> You mean, all of your local logs catched through the /dev/log socket on
> your system, and the rest. In practical terms: what the system() source
> collects all should be forwarded towards the graylog server.
> Am I understand your goal right?
> > log { source(s_net); destination(d_graylog); };
> > log { source(s_sys); filter(f_default); destination(d_graylog);};
> In this case the second line should not have a filter() statement, just
> like your first line: In your first log statement you send every log
> message collected on the s_net source to d_graylog.
> If you want to do the same with the local logs _unfiltered_, then you have
> to remove the filter(f_default); statement from the log path definition.
> Regards,
> Gyu
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