[CentOS] RHEL/CentOS5.2 and rsyslogd

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Wed Jun 11 10:52:18 UTC 2008

Laurence Alexander Hurst wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am slightly confused by the RHEL release notes and an earlier thread  
> here about rsyslogd, so I hope someone can clear this up for me;
> I see that rsyslog is included in RHEL as of 5.2 (and so will be  
> available in CentOS when 5.2 is ready) however there is no indication of  
> whether it has been made the default syslogger or not - is it an  
> optional package or installed by default on a fresh install? 

It is an optional install which can be installed alongside sysklogd.

So if you want to use it you have to disable or uninstall sysklogd and
install and enable rsyslogd.


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