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I am curious if the server forwarding said logs keeps a local copy in addition to forwarding, or if all logs it generates are immediately forwarded to the collector? I cannot find detailed information about this in any setup procedure. It appears that the forwarding machine keeps a copy by default. I am trying to setup a centralized logging server in order to keep local disk space free of large log files.

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Event forwarding doesn't do anything with the local log content. The local logs remain and are aged out pursuant to the event log overwrite policy.

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