[OT]: Syslog issues?

Simon Wilcox essuu at ourshack.com
Wed Mar 21 13:21:16 GMT 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
>    We have a very busy apache farm producing 40Gb of log files
> everyday, and no centralized logging facility.
>    We're considering using syslog (or better, syslog-ng) to
> concentrate all logs on a single spot, so we can handle, parse, and
> summarize all information for human and machine consumption.

You might take a look at mod_log_spread which provides a framework for
high availability logging. http://www.backhand.org/mod_log_spread/

Concentrating anything in a single spot is not a good idea if your logging
server goes down !


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