[OT]: Syslog issues?

paddy@panici.net paddy at panici.net
Wed Mar 21 14:59:49 GMT 2007

On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 01:39:13PM +0100, Luis Motta Campos wrote:
>   Dear M[ou]ngers
>   I'm facing a funny problem at work.
>   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.
>   The problem is making sure we have enough hardware to not loose  
> messages and enough bandwidth to guarantee that every message gets  
> properly delivered to the logging server without problems.

does rfc3195/syslog-reliable really exist ?
would it help here ?


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