[OT]: Syslog issues?

Luis Motta Campos luismottacampos at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Mar 21 13:59:46 GMT 2007

On Mar 21, 2007, at 2:21 PM, Simon Wilcox wrote:
> 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/

   Thanks. Seems quite interesting.

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

   Thanks for remembering me this.
   I'm aware of this problem also. ;-)

Luis Motta Campos (a.k.a. Monsieur Champs) is a software engineer,
Perl fanatic evangelist, and amateur {cook, photographer}

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