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Sending syslog to another machine



Could some kind soul please tell me how exactly
one can send syslog to another machine.

Am I right in deducing that syslog has been replaced by rsyslog?

If so, I do not understand the instructions at the end
of /etc/rsyslog.conf , which I assume are intended for remote logging:
---------------------------------------------------
# ### begin forwarding rule ###
# The statement between the begin ... end define a SINGLE forwarding
# rule. They belong together, do NOT split them. If you create multiple
# forwarding rules, duplicate the whole block!
# Remote Logging (we use TCP for reliable delivery)
#
# An on-disk queue is created for this action. If the remote host is
# down, messages are spooled to disk and sent when it is up again.
#$WorkDirectory /var/spppl/rsyslog # where to place spool files
#$ActionQueueFileName fwdRule1 # unique name prefix for spool files
#$ActionQueueMaxDiskSpace 1g   # 1gb space limit (use as much as possible)
#$ActionQueueSaveOnShutdown on # save messages to disk on shutdown
#$ActionQueueType LinkedList   # run asynchronously
#$ActionResumeRetryCount -1    # infinite retries if host is down
# remote host is: name/ip:port, e.g. 192.168.0.1:514, port optional
#*.* @@remote-host:514
# ### end of the forwarding rule ###
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I looked  briefly at /usr/share/doc/rsyslog-3.21.3/
but there are 90 html files there
none of which seemed very likely to hold the required information.

I did not understand the README in this directory:
---------------------------------------------------
This file has been superseeded by the fils in the doc folder.
Please see doc/manual.html for futher details. If you are
looking for install information doc/install.html is for you!
If you do not have the doc set, see
    http://www.rsyslog.com/doc
---------------------------------------------------

Where exactly is the doc folder?

I notice that there is no man entry for rsyslog
but there are man entries for syslog and rsyslog.conf .

I am very confused ...



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