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Re: Sending syslog to another machine



lanas wrote:
> 
> Basically rsyslog works like syslog, but adds a few more options.  So
> simply specify the server (and optional port) to start with and make a
> few tests by using the logger utility.  
> 
> *.* @@remote-host:514
> 
> Replace remote-host with your remote syslog.  514 is the default
> well-known syslog port so unless you have set up something else, you
> can leave it there.
> 
> Don't forget to restart/reload rsyslog (or any other syslog daemon for
> that matter) after doing configuration changes.  This sometimes can be
> done by simply sending the daemon a HUP signal:
> 
> killall -HUP daemon
> 
> or by restarting it altogether:
> 
> /etc/init.d/daemon restart
> 
> Hope this helps. 
> 
Don't forget to configure the host you are logging to so that it
will accept logging from an outside machine. By default, it probably
doesn't.

Mikkel
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