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Is there a way to have syslog create a log file that's not owned by root?

I've got several jboss application servers that I've got logging to a server. Everyone's running CentOS. Right now, all of the logs are going to 'somelog.log' and it's owned by root:root. Can I make that instead be another user?

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If possible for you, migrate to syslog-ng. It allows you to specify file modes per-file basis and is much more granular in every way.

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