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rsyslog can emit RFC5424 messages with structured data. But do you also have a way to send RFC5424 messages to rsyslog? -- It should work if you log your messages directly via UDP or TLS. But if you log via traditional BSD Syslog functions then there will not be any structured data, nor any MSGID. (AFAIK NetBSD has the only RFC5424 capable libc with a ...


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Basically, they are all the same, in the way they all permit to log data from different types of systems in a central repository. But they are three different project, each project trying to improve the previous one with more reliability and functionnalities. The Syslog project was the very first project. It started in 1980. It is the root project to ...


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these are 3 different kind of log managers : it enables your system to collect filter, and transmit/store logs. Syslog (daemon also named sysklogd) is the default LM in common Linux distributions. Light but not very flexible, you can redirect log flux sorted by facility and severity to files and over network (TCP, UDP). rsyslog is an "advanced" version of ...



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