Enhance Security with a Linux Logging Server

Posted by tuxchick on Jul 24, 2005 1:52 PM EDT
Enterprise Networking Planet; By Carla Schroder
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Enabling remote logging is very simple. The most difficult part is keeping all the doggone names straight — syslog, syslogd, sysklogd — I tell ya, it's a deliberate form of geek torture. Then you need a dedicated logging server somewheres. Then you need to start the syslog daemon with the -r switch; this tells it to accept messages from remote processes. Then the various hosts need to be configured to send their log messages to your logging server.

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