rsyslog is an enterprise-ready replacement for the syslog daemon on Linux and other UNIX operating systems.

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vhost error log to rsyslog

For one of my websites in the vhost.conf file I have added a line to push what comes in the site specific error log to rsyslog. Problem with that is that it does not leave a copy or anything in the ...
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what's causing rsyslog to log $msg**INVALID PROPERTY NAME** instead of the message contents from sonicwall devices?

I have a pair of sonicwall devices pointed at an rsyslog (v4.6.2) instance that are apparently formatting their messages unagreeably for the mysql plugin. The rsyslog instance logs other devices ...
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snoopy rsyslog output file rule

I'm just setting up snoopy logger on my personal machine to archive commands I've run. I'm attempting to setup an rsyslog rule to move its messages from /var/log/auth.log to /var/log/snoopy.log I've ...
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log forwarding performance and OS bottleneck

How many logs/second can usually be handled by syslog servers? By syslog servers, I am referring to rsyslog, syslog-ng, splunk etc. The intent of the question is to find out at what logs/second rate ...
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Send data from rsyslog to a application/script

So I currently have a rsyslog server running on ubuntu that is inserting into a db , this is all fine but I want to do some processing before the insert , I have a script that can do the formatting me ...
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Rsyslog: Difference between logging to a UNIX domain socket or an INET socket (UDP)

I am observing the following behaviour when logging to syslog from an external application: if I send a well-formed syslog message to a UDP socket, rsyslog correctly parses it, however if the very ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Change rsyslog to use EDT|EST instead of UTC

Right now, I have rsyslog handling a log for a PHP app. Well...I have PHP using rsyslog to do the logging. Currently, it logs time in UTC. I want it to log in EST/EDT as appropriate. How do I make ...
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Remote logging from snort to rsyslog

As part of a school project, we are supposed to run snort on a Ubuntu server in IDS mode and log the packets to rsyslog on a remote Ubuntu server. I have been searching for manuals/tutorials for a ...