CentOS 5 :: Replacing Syslog With Syslog-ng?

May 5, 2009

trying to replace syslog with syslog-ng. When I:

yum erase syslog,

wants to remove everything else that (presumably) has syslog as a dependency. how do I replace the dependency on syslog with a dependency on syslog-ng?

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General :: Best Open Source Syslog Server / Syslog-ng Which Is Not Fulfiling Requirement?

Dec 11, 2010

I am looking for an open source syslog server which accumulate the each and every log of Windows, Solaris, Linux and network devices. Currently I am using Syslog-ng which is not fulfiling my requirement in Windows clients, as I need the logs of every action which user performed after logon.

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I noticed in my system that my root partition is getting full. I found a lot of old compacted syslogfiles. Had a look at etc/sysconfig editor eg cron but could not find a setting which allows to delete files older than a month. Where and how could I influence this ? I deleted manually all syslog files older than a month. Approx 6GB

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I installed syslog-ng-3.0.3-1.rhel5.i386.rpm and at first blush it appears to be working fine to /var/log/messages. However it doesn't seem to be doing any other ancillary logging as defined in syslog-ng.conf (I've had to mod /etc/init.d/syslog-ng to look in /etc). e.g.

destination d_auth { file("/var/log/secure"); };
filter f_filter3 { facility(authpriv); };
log { source(s_sys); filter(f_filter3); destination(d_auth); };

I'm using a syslog-ng.conf which has served me well in the past (v1.6.9 on fedora).

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Jun 1, 2011

I tried to install Syslog-ng-3.2.4 in Centos 5.6,when i need to start the deamon syslog-ng =>Failure and i have this message:

Code: [root@RelaisXXX etc]# service syslog-ng start Starting syslog-ng: Your configuration file uses an obsoleted keyword, please up Your configuration file uses an obsoleted keyword, please update your configurat
Error creating persistent state file; filename='/usr/local/var/syslog-ng.persist Starting Kernel Logger [FAILED]:

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CentOS 5 Server :: How To Log Vsftpd To Syslog

Jan 11, 2009

I open "man vsftpd.conf", it says syslog_enable If enabled, then any log output which would have gone o /var/log/vsftpd.log goes to the system log instead. Logging is done under the FTPD facility. Default: NO So I add "syslog_enable=YES" to the /etc/vsftpd.conf, and add "ftpd.* /var/log/ftplog" into /etc/syslog.conf. But there is no log infomation in the ftplog file.

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Nov 20, 2009

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I have a dual-processor x86 box with CentOS 5 Linux 2.6.18-238.19.1.el5, mysql Ver 14.12 Distrib 5.0.77, and tons of storage space. I want to run a syslog solution on this box for a SOHO infrastructure. We've got routers, switches, Windows servers, other Linux boxes, etc. I've looked at syslog-ng, but it seems rather overkill, but I like the idea of storing logs in a MySql database. Is there anything I can yum install?

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I am thinking about installing rsyslog using yum, but I only want to try it out first and don't want to create conflicts and problems that will be hard to revert. When I ask yum on CentOS 5 about rsyslog, I get this (note much older version - it's too bad that even the latest STABLE rsyslog isn't in the repository):

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I've just configured my Linksys RVS-4000 router to syslog messages to remote syslogd server (i.e. my CentOS5 machine). Redirecting messages was easy, but now I'm having difficulties to redirect those same messages received from Linksys to a separate log file. By default, all these messages are logged to /var/log/messages, and after browsing manual pages for syslog, syslog.conf, and syslogd, came to suspect that what I want isn't possible.

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May 13, 2010

I installed syslog-ng so I can receive remote logs. this is working however since I disabled syslog on my syslog-ng server I am not logging in /var/log/messages cron and some others.locally)I know this is because my syslog-ng.conf only references remote and not local.How can I edit the syslog-ng.conf file so that I can receive remote and local? I tried this however when adding in portions of the default config, I only receive local and not remote logs anymore. I am forwarding my config.

# syslog-ng configuration file.
#
# This should behave pretty much like the original syslog on RedHat. But

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Mar 1, 2010

OS CentOS 5.4 I have a DNS server that is logging all named and dns requests to the chrooted named directory. By default named logs to /var/log/messages but I want to isolate all the dns queries and requests to separate files. I know I can add entries to /etc/syslog.conf to "roll" the logs and logrotate should pick them up but fuzzy as to the syntax. I don't know what "tag" to use in the first fieild. for example

# Log anything (except mail) of level info or higher.
# Don't log private authentication messages!
*.info;mail.none;authpriv.none;cron.none/var/log/messages

Here is the logging section of my named.conf

# pwd
# /var/named/chroot/etc
logging
{

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OpenSUSE :: Syslog Output On Every Tty?

Sep 29, 2010

Recently I had to login to OS 11.3 via tty, but was unable to. Tty screen was flooded with syslog output. Instead of outputting info only on tty10 it was throwing it on every tty (1-6), I switched to.

How to fix this behaviour and restrict syslog output only to tty10?

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I wonder how I can filter the syslog? i.e. there is a message that I don't want to see logged in there etc?

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Sep 7, 2010

I am configuring syslog-ng on my server.
I suspect something to be wrong.

Is there a tool I can use in the shell to generate a log? So I can check that the log appear in the syslog file.

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How to set up syslog server on Fedora 10 Linux server ?

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Nov 14, 2010

Im trying to get syslog-ng to log ssh stuff to a own file (later i want it to be forwarded to a other server but thats a later problem.

The thing is that if i restart my syslog-ng server and login with ssh, it logs it. but when i login again it dont. But if i restart the syslog-ng daemon again it logs again, but only once.

Here is my config.

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Jan 25, 2011

I have configured /etc/syslog.conf for writing user level log messages, and it is working fine.

The line which i entered is: user.* /home/shekhar/obj/myjob.log

But the log file keeps increasing. I would like to rotate the log file when it reaches 100Kb.

How do i do that in red hat linux ?

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Aug 24, 2009

I wrote a script which will run in ubuntu box and will display in tty1, without loading the gdm. The problem is when I plugged in a usb drive it will cause some messages to be printed into the current tty user logged in.

Like : [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through

This is really disturbing when a user is running the script. Is there anyway that I can direct all the messages to some other tty which I don't use.

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I'm having two problems with remote syslogging with this configuration in syslog.conf:

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Jun 29, 2011

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I was reading around the web and saw that someone mentioned that the default syslog configuration should be adjusted. Is that true?

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May 24, 2011

I know about syslog and /var/log/* log files but I don't know what kind of events means particular problem.

E.g.
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- security problem (/var/log/security)

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Aug 19, 2010

I'm reading about how to set log options and I can't find /etc/syslog.conf?

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Code:
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Mar 10, 2011

I'm guessing its possible but I can't seem to find any documentation on how to do this.I've tried playing with entries at the top of my syslog.conf file like:

*.* @172.20.10.1 # 1 server, works file
*.* @172.20.10.1,172.20.20.11 # doesn't work
*.* @172.20.10.1 172.20.20.11 # nor this
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